Black Board is an online course management system. If you want to use OU Southern Black Board for your class, you need to fill out an online form at:
You could also reach this page from southern web site by selecting Blackboard -> Blackboard Faculty -> BB Course Request. It is a good practice to make the Black Board request at the earliest opportunity.
Please note: the Southern and Athens Black Boards are two separate systems. If you want to use the Athens Black Board for your class, you may find information on the following URL: https://blackboard.ohiou.edu/