Blackboard (Faculty) - "TA/Graduate Assistant" Listed as Instructor

This document provides an overview of how to enroll an instructor in Blackboard if CougarNet/Banner lists the instructor as "TA/Graduate Assistant."

If the instructor of record is listed as "TA Graduate Assistant" in CougarNet/Banner, ITS will need to manually add the instructor to the Blackboard course shell.

TA in Banner

To manually add one user, fill out the "Add User" form.
If you have more than one user to add, send an email to with the users' names, e-IDs, and role.

How to Determine the "Instructor of Record" in CougarNet / Banner

  1. Access CougarNet/Banner at
  2. Click on Class Schedule.
  3. Search by Term: click on the drop-down box and select the semester and year.

    Select term and year

  4. Click the Submit button.
  5. Subject: Select the subject or department
  6. Course Number: Enter the course number

    Course Subject and number

  7. Click the Class Search button at the bottom of the page.
  8. Identify the section. In the "Instructors" column, listed will be the name of the instructor, "TA Graduate Assistant," and/or "TBA."
  9. If the teaching faculty is not listed in Banner/CougarNet as the Instructor of Record, the faculty or department must contact the Registrar's Office

Instructor's name
TA Graduate Assistant

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Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-09-28 14:16 CDTUpdated:2017-08-14 14:44 CDT
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