Human Services Online
Before you begin your course, we need to give you some important
information. In order for students to obtain access to a
Blackboard 6 course site, students will need to complete the following
- Connect to the Internet.
- Use either the Microsoft Internet Explorer Browser or Netscape
4.7 Browser. Do not use the AOL browser.
- Go to http://my.fullerton.edu/.
- Login to the portal using the username and password.
Username: Your School Email Address or Your
School ID Number
Password: Your Pin Number
- Click the Blackboard Tab.
- Click the link My Fullerton Blackboard Classes.
- Go to My Courses and click the link to access the class.
You will not be able to access your course until you are officially
enrolled in the particular course. Once you are officially
enrolled in the class, you will be automatically enrolled in Blackboard
and have access to the Course page from any computer both on and off
campus using Blackboard.
Note: If you do not see the class listed under "My Courses", please
contact the instructor. The course site could be unavailable or you are
not enrolled. It takes 24 hours for the enrollment information to be
updated in Blackboard 6.
In order to use Blackboard 6.1 effectively, it is
recommended that students meet the following requirements:
- Use of Web browsers.
- Entering Uniform Resource Locators (URL's).
- Downloading files from the Internet.
- Completing online forms.
- A live Internet connection. Students will need access to the
Internet using a telephone connection, DSL, or cable modem.
- A monitor capable of displaying information at least 800x600
pixels. For best performance, access Blackboard 6.1 using 1024x768
resolution or higher.
- If you have a Windows PC, use the Microsoft Internet Explorer
Web browser (5.0 or higher) or Netscape Navigator 7.1 only. Mac
users can use the Safari Web browser.
- Do not use the AOL browser or Opera to access Blackboard 6.1.
- Although it is not required to access Blackboard, students
should have Microsoft Office 2000 or Office XP installed in their
personal computers to view and access documents provided by the
In the event of technical problems, contact http://distance-ed.fullerton.edu/ or
call (657) 278-4752, M-F: 7am-9pm. If the student encounters technical
problems in the submission of online coursework, s/he should contact the
instructor by phone or email to discuss alternative methods for turning
The online student should have a working knowledge
of computers/Internet access, email, the ability to create and save
documents in MS Word (including copying and pasting text), the ability
to send and receive electronic documents, and a general understanding of
current technology and appropriate online behavior (Netiquette). SAVE
COPIES OF ALL WORK in the event of technical problems when assignments
may have to be resubmitted.
With a SINGLE LOGON to the
portal at http://my.fullerton.edu/,
you can use the following features:
- My CSUF - the portal home
page, which allows students to add their own notes and reminders,
web links, HTML and picture.
- My TITAN Online - provides
direct access to class registration, grades, holds, fees, financial
aid and other important records information.
- My E-mail - access to send
and receive e-mail from your CSUF e-mail account.
- My Yahoo E-mail - OR direct
access to AOL and Hotmail e-mail accounts.
- My Library - access to your
library circulation records, electronic research sources,
interlibrary loans and other key library resources.
- My Calendar -an online
calendar feature to help you organize your time. Your class schedule
is automatically added to the calendar after registration. Other
appointments can be added as necessary.
- My Blackboard and My WebCT -
some classes use the online resources contained in the Blackboard
and WebCT websites. Students who are enrolled in any of these
classes can access the academically related services of Blackboard
- My Web Cam - view of the
campus from one of the several web cams.
- My Department - Access your
favorite academic department in a single click.
- My Links - Add your own
- My Profile - controls many
things, including which portal pages you choose to see, passwords
for on- and off-campus accounts, and the order in which the tab for
each page appears at the top of your Portal window.
If you have any questions, contact
your professor for help.
Please do not call the Department directly!
Help Link: http://blackboard.fullerton.edu/
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