Rensselaer's RPI LMS (Blackboard) Portal
Student access to the LMS requires a Troy campus RCS account. Please use this link to request your RCS account information or to contact the LMS Helpdesk.
- The WebCT name is changing to the RPI
Learning Management System (RPI LMS)
- Do not use Favorities or Bookmarks within your course. You will get strange error messages, when you try to log in. You can Bookmark this page, or http://rpilms.rpi.edu
- To setup your Browser: Allow pop-ups for the rpi.edu domains, Install Java. Then use the Check Browser link at the top right hand corner on the next page.
- Java: We recommend that you turn off Java automatic updates, and remove all older versions already installed on your PC. The newest versions of Java, JRE 1.5.0_8 through JRE 1.5.0_11 tends to freeze Blackboard. Therefore, Java JRE version 1.5.0_7 is the current recommended version. Get the PC Sun Java Runtime Environment, from:
Sun Java Runtime Environment 1.5.0_7.
Courses (tentative - You will not be able to log on until the day of your first meeting of class) :
Faculty and Designers Only - Request
a LMS Course
Blackboard Course Creation Request Form:
For courses being offered by RPI's Education for Working Professionals (EWP) Distance Education program, faculty are to select "EWP" as the campus location on the form.