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Summer College: Introduction to Blackboard 101

The University of Illinois at Chicago - CHANCE Program will offer our Introduction to Blackboard 101 Online Workshop for incoming freshmen and (interested transfer students) for six weeks beginning in the month of June 2021. Our program seeks to provide students with the necessary technological tools necessary to understand techniques and tips to successfully comprehend our university's Blackboard Learn Portal.

The CHANCE Program has offered online programming for the past 16 years. Our staff is very experienced in distance education and online learning. We offer customized and individualized assistance to our students as often as possible. Students are expected to complete the modules as outlined within our syllabus. The coursework of this workshop is considered a one-week module. It only takes about 30 minutes to complete this online workshop. Any questions, email us.....


June 1 - July 11, 2021


Incoming first-year and transfer students should register for this workshop.


To register: login to, click on UIC Connect and scroll down to Summer College.

This specialty CHANCE Program Workshop begins June 1st and will conclude on July 11th. Upon completion of your registration for this workshop, you will receive an email with more instructions regarding your next steps to access this online workshop via our Blackboard Learn Portal.


Online Professors:

Dr. Phyllis P. Hayes (
Mrs. Audria D. Green-Hawkins (


Phone: 312-355-5025