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Bb: ​How do I view Upcoming Courses in Blackboard

Looking for your courses in Blackboard? ​Follow these steps to quickly locate your upcoming courses. 

Bb: Blackboard Grade Center Overview

​The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is more than just a way to record students' grades. It allows you to record data, calculate grades, and monitor student progress. Understanding the Grade Center.pdf

Bb: Course Availability & Start Date

​Follow these instructions to make your course available or unavailable to stuents. Course Availability and Start Date.pdf

Bb: Submit Grades in MyStuff

​Follow the directions on how to submit midterm and final grades in Mystuff.How to Submit Final Grades in MyStuff.pdf

Connect to O-drive on a Mac

Below are the step by step instructions to manually map your O drive to a Mac computer: Con​nect to Odrive on mac.pdf

Connect to O-Drive on a PC

To map the O drive on a PC computer, you can use the Campus O Drive Connector for Windows. The file can be downloaded here. Below are the step by step instructions. ​​Connect to Odrive on p​​c.pdf

Connecting to HPU-WiFi

You can connect your desktop or mobile device to the new "HPU-WiFi" using the following instructions.

Connecting to HPU-WiFi for Windows (XP, Vista and Windows 7)

F​ollow these steps to connect your student Windows based systems to the secure HPU-WiFi network.​

Connecting to HPU-WiFi for Windows 10

F​ollow these steps to connect Windows 10 to the secure HPU-WiFi network.​

Connecting to HPU-WiFi for Windows 8

F​ollow these steps to connect Windows 8 to the secure HPU-WiFi network.​

Connecting to HPU-WiFi with Android

​Follow these steps to connect your Android device to the secure HPU-WiFi network.​

Connecting to HPU-WiFi with iPad

​Follow these steps to connect your iPad to the secure HPU-WiFi network.​

Connecting to HPU-WiFi with iPhone

F​ollow these steps to connect your Iphone to the secure HPU-Wi-Fi network.​

Connecting to HPU-WiFi with Mac

F​ollow these steps to connect your Mac to the secure HPU-WiFi network.​

Connecting to Wireless Gaming Network for Consoles/Smart TVs

F​ollow these steps to connect your gaming console to a secure HPU WiFi network.​

Create and Share Poll Everywhere Polls

​Poll Everywhere allows you to create web-based question polls that can be answered online, by text message, or through Twitter. Poll Everywhere questions allow you to create a single poll that prompts your participants to interact. There is also a survey option which allows you to create a group of polls to be used for self-paced questionnaires, pre or post assessment, and quizzes. Create and Share Polls.pdf

Email: Android Email Setup Instructions

​Follow these steps to add HPU's email to your Android device.​

Email: iPad/iPhone Email Setup Instructions

​Follow the instructions below to add the HPU email to your iPhone or iPad.​

Follow-Me Printing

Please use the following steps to install the Follow-Me Print driver. 

Insert Poll Everywhere Polls to PowerPoint (Mac)

Engage your audience by including live polls in your PowerPoint presentations. With live polling via text message or the web, you can ask the audience anything, they can ask you anything, or you can all interact together. Responses will update instantly on the slide within your presentation. Insert Poll in PPT - Mac.pdf

Insert Poll Everywhere Polls to PowerPoint (PC)

Engage your audience by including live polls in your PowerPoint presentations. With live polling via text message or the web, you can ask the audience anything, they can ask you anything, or you can all interact together. Responses will update instantly on the slide within your presentation. Insert Poll in PPT- PC.pdf

Office 365 Installation Instructions

​Please use the following steps to install Microsoft Office 365

Password Change Steps

​Follow these steps to reset your HPU password…

Preventing Viruses and Mal-ware

Hackers are looking for your credit card and bank information, your social security number, your address, your telephone numbers…all the elements needed to steal your identity and start spending your money and messing up your credit.

Sharing Files with Office 365

​You can easily share files with your fellow classmates, colleagues and others using your HPU Office365 accounts. 

Skype for Business Installation Instructions

Skype for Business is available for every member of the HPU user community.  The software has been deployed on all university issued workstations but you can download and install it on your personal computer at any time by following these instructions.​