New Blackboard students will be granted access to Blackboard two weeks before the scheduled start date of their first Blackboard class.  At this time the student will have access to a Blackboard Basics course. The actual course link(s) will not appear in Blackboard until the day before each class's scheduled start date.  

To get to Blackboard, go to the DMACC Home Page, click the myDMACC Button at the top of the page.

Log in with your network username and password.

Your username will be your full email including 

Ex: (

Your default password is sent to you after you submit your admissions application by email and post office letter.

Note: You will be required to set up your security questions and reset your password at first login.

Once logged in, click the Blackboard button on the left side of the page.

You can also reach Blackboard with a direct link:

 -This login is your username without at the end, and your regular password.

Here you should see your Orientation course.  Your actual courses will be loaded the day before classes begin.


If you do not have access to blackboard but need to complete orientation please contact orientation at: or call (515)-965-7321 and provide them with the following information.

Please include your name, program, and student ID number in the email or voice message.