How to access SouthArk's Blackboard system

Blackboard accounts will be accessible by the first day of classes

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Go to and click on the Blackboard link, or just go to
  3. Click on Login.
  4. Type in your username and password:
  5. UserName : (not case-sensitive) First three letters of first name, first three letters of last name, last four numbers of student ID-- Example for John Smith: johsmi6789
    Password: (use upper case) birth-date in numerical form, FIRST INITIAL, LAST INITIAL

If you have any additional questions, please contact your instructor or call 870/864.7120.