Information for Students

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Transition from Portal to Quercus:

The University of Toronto is replacing Portal with Quercus as part of the University's Toolbox Renewal.
  • The Portal (Blackboard) will cease to be available as of August 31, 2018.
  • Portal courses will not be available after that time. 
  • Quercus (powered by Canvas) is U of T's new academic toolbox

Course Access and Support Resources


Portal Support for Students

The U of T Learning Portal will continue be supported until August 31, 2018
Please use the links below or in the left side menu to access instructions on various Portal course features.

How do I log into the Portal?

My Page

Assignments & Tests

Classroom Response System

Course Notifications


Webinar software (Blackboard Collaborate)


Screen Recording

  • Techsmith Relay
    NOTE: Students are limited to 40 videos on the MyMedia service.

Publisher Access in Your Course

Content Collection

  • Uploading content

Learner Support Available at the University of Toronto

Help Contacts

Supported Browsers