Blackboard Guest Faculty Account

An external user is any non-ECU user participating as a student, course reviewer, or content reviewer in your Blackboard course. If you need to add an external user to your Blackboard course, please complete the Blackboard External Access Request form at

This form requires the following information: external user’s name, email address, external recipient’s affiliation, course ID, section number, semester, year, Blackboard level of access needed, reason for request and an expiration date (maximum of 1 year).

All requests will go through an approval process. As part of this process, the Office of the Registrar will contact the external user and they will be required to sign and return a confidentiality form via scan/email or fax. The Blackboard team will be notified of all approved requests and will create the non-ECU account. They will then email account information to the external user. This process may take up to three to five business days to process.

*Please note, if there are multiple names in the external request, the Registrar must receive a confidentiality form from each person before this request is sent to the Blackboard team.

See Blackboard Guest Account full details.