Welcome to Online Learning!

Accessing classes on the VU Blackboard:

In order to access your courses on the VU Blackboard you will need to sign in with your MyVU login information. You can either navigate to Blackboard via your MyVU account, or you can login to Blackboard directly via this link: Login Now!

Both the MyVU username and password are mailed to the student in the initial MyVU access letter sent to the physical address the student provided on their admission application. If you did not retain this information, the Records Office can mail this information to the student's physical address upon receipt of a written request from the student. For more information, please contact 812-888-4220 or at records@vinu.edu.

*Please Note - Blackboard activation may take up to two business days after registration is processed. Blackboard course access may not be available until 2-3 days before the class start date. However, your courses may not appear until the course(s) start date. Students are advised to monitor their Blackboard and preview the syllabus for course requirements.


Accessing classes not using the VU Blackboard:

*Math, music, and pharmacy classes do not use the VU Blackboard. Please follow up with instructor about course access information.


CTL: Center for Teaching and Learning: Blackboard Support and Tutorials

Student Blackboard Support:   vublackboard@vinu.edu



Blackboard Tutorial information can be found here:



Test Proctoring for Distance Education Courses:

Most Distance Education courses will require a proctor for when you are needing to take an exam.

Your instructor will let you know of any specific proctor requirements for their exams.

*Please Note: Students residing in Knox County, Indiana (including campus residents) who are taking a Distance Education Mathematics course will be required to take their exams in the Math Learning Center on the Main VU campus. The Math Learning Center in located in the Math Lab, in room G-7 of the McCormick Science Center. You can indicate this option (#12) on the proctor form, if this rule applie to you. This rule is per VU Math Department policy.


Textbooks / Course Materials:

Online classes do require textbooks. To order your course materials, visit the VU bookstore. Please make sure you select distance course materials.