Information Services & Technology (IS&T) offers training classes throughout the year free of charge to help Boston University students, faculty and staff with technology. IS&T also offers instructor-led tutorials at the beginning of each semester on a variety of topics, please visit the training site for the full calendar.
Learn about the registration process for training tutorials.
- Blackboard/ Courseware Training – IS&T offers training and support for the BlackBoard courseware platform.
- Desktop Applications– Learn to use a variety of desktop applications, including Microsoft Office.
- Web Editor (WordPress) Training Schedule – Medical Campus websites are hosted by IS&T and are managed via WordPress. Training sessions are generally available on both the Charles River and Medical campuses.
- Research Computing Services Tutorials– The IS&T Research Computing Services (RCS) group offers a tutorial series on programming, data analysis, high performance computing, and visualization three times each year. These tutorials are free and open to all members of the Boston University community.
If IS&T does not offer a course that you need to take, you should check the Boston Consortium of Higher Education’s website. The Consortium has formed training partnerships that make participating schools eligible for discounted pricing at Boston-area training facilities. These vendors will provide reduced-price training for people from member schools who make sure to specifically request the Boston Consortium discount when registering.
For additional training information, or if you have questions, comments, or recommendations on training, please contact the BUMC IT Service Desk. We are happy to discuss your training needs and suggest your best approach.