Online Education

Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Learn is CSU, Chico's system for delivering online course content.
Collaborate is the environment distance and online students use to watch live and archived lectures.

These guides will help you make sure you are ready to access these systems.

Your computer should meet these requirements.

If you have access problems or fail one of the checks above, try these steps.

How to access courses online

For technical support for Blackboard Vista and Wimba, please contact IT Support Services. Online Training library

CSU, Chico active students, faculty and staff have acces to is an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts.

By going to and logging in using your campus username and password, the campus community can access more than 2,200 training videos on a broad range of subjects, including business skills, photography, design, music and video, home computing, animation, and web design and development.  New courses are added every week. 

CSU Staff Online Training System

The California State University has an online learning portal for training and on-the-job support tools called SkillPort. More information and access instructions are available at CSU Training System.

Environmental Health and Safety Training (EHS)

Environmental Health and Safety provides on-campus and online trainings including Defensive Driver training and online  emergency actino planning. The full list can be found here.