Software Resources


Blackboard usually works best using the latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. However, there have been several quirky issues lately.  If you have any trouble viewing or using this Blackboard course, please try another browser to see if it works any better.

Browser choices:  Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Safari, and several others. Report any problems (give specific details) to your instructor and/or call the UAA IT Call Center at 907-786-4646 (toll free 877-633-3888).

Download Free Plug-ins

There will be times when you will be accessing files that will require you to have updated "plug-ins" for on your computer, allowing you to view files of a certain type on your computer.

Go to the UAA Online Class Requirements website to check your computer requirements. This website will allow you to download the free version of each plug-in if you are missing any of them. You can also click on the hyperlinks listed below to download a specific plug-in. You should have all of the strongly recommended plug-ins:

Need help? Call the Technology Support Center at 907-786-4646 (toll free 877-633-3888) for step-by-step assistance.

Microsoft Office 365

All students, staff, and faculty at the University of Alaska Anchorage have free access to Microsoft Office 365. To learn more about getting access to Microsoft Office 365 and training for the products visit the UAA page.  

Explore Microsoft Office


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