Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) - Blackboard Learn -

Blackboard Learn, accessed at, is Trinity's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It allows academic staff to deliver online and blended modules to students. All registered Trinity staff and students automatically have accounts in Blackboard. If you find you are not enrolled on your modules in Blackboard Learn, please check with your School Office to ensure you are timetabled for the relevant modules.

If you have questions or require support on using Blackboard Learn for teaching and learning, instructional design and development of modules, academic professional development, and any activities associated with the discipline of teaching, please contact the e-Learning team (CAPSL) at:

If you have technical or data integration issue on accessing Blackboard Learn, please contact the IT Service Desk.

Who can use this service

All Trinity staff and students can access Blackboard Learn

Getting Started

You can access your modules by logging in from any device with internet access at using your Trinity computer account username and password. For guides, support and video tutorials on using Blackboard Learn please click on the Help tab after you have logged in.

New Students - Set your Password

If you haven't done so already, new students must set their Trinity network login password before being able to login to BlackBoard. You'll need to know your username and initial network login password, provided in an Intray message at once you complete online registration, with instructions to follow to set your new password.


  • You need a Trinity username and password - new students must have already set their Trinity network login password, as outlined above
  • For a list of supported web browsers please see the Blackboard website

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