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Recent Updates Fordham campuses remain physically closed per New York Pause, but all offices are staffed and operating remotely. Full Details

Remote Learning for Students

Make sure you have everything you need for remote learning

Technical Assistance

Contact IT Customer Care
Tech Help tab >


Need to borrow a laptop? Contact IT Customer Care (see above).

Free Software for Students

G Suite
Microsoft Office 365
Instructions for getting Adobe Creative Cloud (Lightroom CC and Adobe Fonts are not available under the current license)
Remove any previous versions of the software before you begin to install.

  1. Go to Adobe Creative Cloud (Do not use the page)
  2. Sign in with Google using your email address
  3. Authenticate with your Fordham credentials
  4. Proceed to download the application Bloomberg Media offers college students free access to help them stay informed and engaged with the news impacting their daily lives. Offer valid until July 31, 2020.

Connecting and Collaborating

Internet Connection

Free temporary or subsidized Internet service (students and their families are responsible for any agreements entered into for these services):

If you cannot use these services, contact IT Customer Care for other options (see above).

To improve your WiFi connection, make sure your device is in sight of the router. Walls and doors can reduce connectivity.

Blackboard Learn

General information about Blackboard:
Login to Blackboard:
Blackboard App: Download from Google Play or Apple App Store
Blackboard Collaborate video
Blackboard instructional videos
Blackboard help from Fordham: Include your AccessIT ID (username), the full course ID, and section of your class.
Blackboard Helpdesk, after hours: Call 877-310-4667 or use the chat, at

Zoom for audio and video meetings

General information about Zoom: Fordham’s Zoom web page
Zoom App (for audio and video meetings): Download from Google Play or Apple App Store
Zoom video tutorials

Additional Resources

See the Fordham University Libraries' COVID-19 page for details of their 24x7 services
(including live Reference Librarian support) and other useful information.