Getting started

What is LearnJCU?

LearnJCU is JCU’s online teaching and learning environment built on the Blackboard 9.1 Learning Management System.

LearnJCU is frequently used for providing students with:

  • An electronic copy of the subject outline
  • Staff contact details
  • Lecture notes and recordings
  • Digital media such as screencasts and YouTube videos
  • Web based resources such as eTextbooks
  • Subject readings
  • Dropboxes to facilitate electronic submission of assessment (including an originality checking service)
  • Feedback on submitted assessment
  • Communication tools and collaboration spaces
  • Notifications about due dates

LearnJCU also provides a number of tools for staff to:

  • test student understanding
  • control the release of content
  • manage student assessment data
  • track student progress and identify potentially at-risk students

Accessing LearnJCU

LearnJCU can be accessed from the Staff or Students pulldown on the JCU Home page, or directly at You can bookmark this login page but not pages within a subject site.

All users can log into LearnJCU using the same username and password used for university email and network access.

Access is also provided via the Blackboard Mobile Learn application for mobile devices.

First-Time Users

Firstly, complete the LearnJCU Online Induction (Level 1) for staff. You are now ready to learn more by browsing through the Teaching with LearnJCU support site, or by checking out some of the LearnJCU Quickbytes webinar recordings.

Having Trouble logging in?

Check out the step-by-step procedure below to resolve your access problems

Troubleshooting LearnJCU access for staff

Troubleshooting LearnJCU access for students

Further assistance

Ask LearnJCU