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myBlackHawk Quick Tips

Log-in and Password:

  • You will be required to change your password upon initial login
  • We recommend using all lower or all upper case (easier to remember)
  • We recommend using the same password as network
  • If need be, change network password to match the parameters defined for the myBH password (6 characters with 1 number)
  • To change your network password:
    • Hold down the ctrl/alt/del keys simultaneously
    • Click on “Change password”
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Forwarding to Existing Outlook E-mail:

  • We highly recommend forwarding myBH e-mail to Outlook e- mail
    • How-to:
      • Click on E-mail icon (upper RH corner)
      • Click on “Options” tab
      • Click on “Auto-forward”
      • Insert complete Outlook address (i.e.

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Tabs and Channels:

  • Brief introduction to tabs & “channels”
    • Channels are each individual box with unique information
    • What you see depends upon your role(s)  (i.e. If you are also a faculty person, you will have a “Faculty Resources” tab and additional channels may be available to you)
    • To delete channels:
      • Click on “x” in upper RH of channel
      • If grayed out, it is locked and cannot be removed
      • It can be moved on the page
    • To add channels:
      • Click on “Content Layout” (upper LH corner)
      • Click on “Add Channel”
      • Select category or select all
      • Choose channel – click “add”
      • You will not see the changes until you logout of myBH and log back in.
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Accessing Intranet and Banner:

  • How to access Intranet and Banner through myBH
    • Intranet will be accessed through myBH
    • Actual Intranet will be phased out – content will be assimilated into myBH
    • Intranet will be secured – will require logging into myBH and
    • If accessing the Intranet from home, it will also require your network login and password (bh\smithj)
  • We realize you will now have 3 logins, 3 passwords (Network, Banner, myBH)
    • Plans are underway to create a single sign-on process
    • Be sure to Log out of any systems when you are leaving your computer unattended
      • Security reasons
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  • Groups are in development
    • After selecting “Add Group” and filling in form, request will be denied or approved, you will be notified of the status
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Teaching/Learning Center
Helpful links


 ·        Faculty page with all myBH tutorials geared to faculty linked from here:

 ·        Updated instructions on how to enter grades through Banner in myBlackHawk is linked from the above page, but can also be accessed directly at:  

(Updated video clip for posting grades, will be available in time for Final Grade submissions at the end of the term. )

 ·        Instructions for logging into myBH (for all):

 ·        Employee page with all myBH tutorials geared to non-faculty staff here:  


These tutorials were created to be easy to print.

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