Remote Learning for Students
Make sure you have everything you need for remote learning
Need to borrow a laptop? Contact IT Customer Care (see above).
Free Software for Students
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.
- Go to Adobe Creative Cloud (Do not use the adobe.com page)
- Sign in with Google using your Fordham.edu email address
- Authenticate with your Fordham credentials
- Proceed to download the application
Bloomberg.com: 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
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.
General information about Blackboard: Fordham.edu/blackboard
Login to Blackboard: Fordham.Blackboard.com
Blackboard App: Download from Google Play or Apple App Store
Blackboard Collaborate video
Blackboard instructional videos
Blackboard help from Fordham: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 bbhelp.fordham.edu.
Zoom for audio and video meetings
See the Fordham University Libraries' COVID-19 page for details of their 24x7 services
(including live Reference Librarian support) and other useful information.