Online Learning Resources for Students

Gmail and G Suite Applications

All Fitchburg State students have access to their university email account and G Suite applications.

How To Access G Suite Applications

Step 1: Log into your university Gmail account.

Step 2: Click on the grid icon in the upper right corner:

Screenshot showing the grid icon in the upper right corner of the Google window.

Step 3: A window will open showing the G Suite applications. Click on the application you want to use.

Screenshot showing the G Suite applications.

Google Meet

Google Meet is a web conferencing application.

Google Meet Resources 

Google Chat

Google Chat is a chat application available in your Google account. You can use it to send a direct message to communicate with an instructor, classmate or a small group of people.

Google Chat Resources


Blackboard is the learning management system used at Fitchburg State. Your course may be accessible in Blackboard.

Student Introductory Course

All students have access to a Student Introductory Course in Blackboard. This course was setup to allow you to learn the Blackboard interface. There are examples and tutorials in the course you are encouraged to review. Feel free to interact with the features in the course to gain familiarity with Blackboard.

Blackboard Resources