St. John's University students gain access to information,
services, and communities via - St. John’s
Central. This makes it easier for St. John's faculty to develop
and maintain content for the students and provide commercial
quality services using higher education resources.
Faculty provide online course materials, syllabi, assignments,
readings, library and other Internet links for their students using
St. John's Central. Students can also receive email from their
professors or classmates via St. John’s Central.
Students can post questions or comments to the Message Board about
course work that may spark further discussion online or onsite with
The Calendar provides dates for important class events
Students can receive immediate responses from classmates or the
professor during scheduled Chat sessions
Classmates listed on a class list are easily accessible for
Blackboard, formally called WebCT, goes beyond the services offered
by St. John’s Central providing online access to text, complex
equations, images, video, audio, student quizzes, searchable
indexes, glossaries, image databases, interactive white board,
grade management, feedback via the online grade book, self-test and
progress tracking. If a class is supported by Blackboard, St.
John’s Central will link to the course site.
You can learn more about utilizing these services by visiting
the online Portable Professor information within St. John's