Online Testing

Blackboard Online Test Taking Guide for Owens Community College Students

What to do before you take an assessment in Blackboard, especially when working off-campus:

  • To take an assessment in Blackboard, it is recommended that you log in to the system directly at
  • Use a fresh login. If you have been working in Blackboard for longer than 30 minutes, log out, then log back in when you are ready to take your test.
  • Try to use a computer that is hard-wired to the internet. Avoid wi-fi services where there is a large number of users.
  • Taking a test using a mobile device is not recommended.
  • Make sure that the computer you plan to use is stable, free of spyware, and/or viruses.

Blackboard Browser Compatibility

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