How do I change Blackboard to high contrast?

The high contrast setting is used to increase the contrast between the text and background pages on Blackboard. This setting allows you to preserve any specific contrast settings you have defined in your operating system.

  • Login to Blackboard
  • Click on the arrow to the right of your name in the top right hand corner: 

Image showing the menu when the arrow to the right of the name is clicked. It will default open to Settings. The options are (in the following order): Change Text Size, High Contrast Setting, Personal Information, and Privacy and Terms of Use.

  • Select High Contrast Setting

In the window that opens, select:

  • Yes, I will use Operating System styles to overwrite Blackboard styles
  • Click Submit

Your High Contrast setting preference will be saved. 

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