Friday, June 16, 2017

Welcome, Class of 2021

Are you a new Husky?  Welcome to Bloomsburg University and BOLT!

Here is a handy checklist to get oriented with BOLT:

  • Bookmark the BOLT How-To
    Get step by step tips on BOLT at
  • Bookmark the BOLT Support Portal
    Access chat, email, phone, and DIY support at
  • Subscribe to the IMDC'sYouTube channel
    Access video tutorials at
  • Login to BOLT
    Go to  – use your HuskyID to login. This is the same login as your network and Huskies email account login.
  • Take the Orientation Seminar course in BOLT
    You must take the Orientation Seminar course in BOLT. But don't worry, it's awesome! You'll earn badges and a certificate for completing the course!

    Click 2017SummerORG-1-17-01 in your My Courses widget or in the Select a course menu at the top of the page in BOLT. (When the course is available for you to take, it will show up for you to click on it.)

Need help in BOLT? Call 1-866-921-0473 or access our Support Portal widget in BOLT 24/7/365!

Have you seen Daylight?

We are flipping the switch to Daylight on August 17, 2017. Daylight will bring a modern, responsive experience to BOLT. Have you seen Daylight?

Click the link to read more and read the video transcript.

Do you use Respondus LockDown Browser in a Course?

Is your instructor using Respondus LockDown Browser for quizzes? If so, you will need to download the LockDown Browser using our Bloomsburg University link: 

You cannot download the browser using any other source. You must download it using the link above.

To take a quiz with LockDown Browser, just use a regular browser to access BOLT, the course, and your quiz. If you have downloaded LockDown Browser, you can click the Launch button and this will open the quiz directly in LockDown Browser.

You can find out more at our Student Support pages and BOLT How-To:

Having technical difficulty? Contact BOLT Support and visit the Respondus Support Portal here:

Using ProctorU this Semester?

Is your instructor using ProctorU this semester? ProctorU is a live online proctoring service instructors may require for certain exams. 

If your instructor is using ProctorU, you can find more information on what you will need to do to use ProctorU at

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Daylight is Coming: August 2017

Daylight is coming to BOLT this August. Keep watching our communications for more information.

Respondus LockDown Browser: Launch Inside BOLT

If you have been following along in our BOLT Bulletins, you will know that you now need to launch Respondus LockDown Browser inside your BOLT course Quizzes area to take a quiz that requires using LockDown Browser.

To take a quiz that requires LockDown Browser (or LockDown Browser and Monitor):

  1. Go to in your browser of choice.
  2. Log in to BOLT.
  3. Navigate to your course.
  4. Go the Quizzes area, and click on the name of the quiz.
  5. You will see a button to Launch the LockDown Browser. Click the button to Launch LockDown Browser and take the quiz.

If you want more information on LockDown Browser, please visit the quizzes page of our Student Support pages here:

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Maintenance Sunday June 4

Please note that Blackboard will be performing maintenance that affects Collaborate Ultra on Sunday June 4, 2017 at 12:00AM EST.

The maintenance is planned from 12AM to 4AM EST on Sunday. You may see intermittent availability of Ultra during the maintenance window.

You can check the status of Collaborate here:

You can access the Collaborate Support Portal here: