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

Your department is required to send the name(s) of the Teaching Assistant / Grad Assistants to the Blackboard Admin at To be added to the list, contact your Department Chair or Program Director.
NOTE: This is not the process to add a TA/GA to a course taught by another instructor. If the instructor of record is listed in CougarNet/Banner and wants to add a TA/GA to the course, please "Add Users to Blackboard" Knowledge Base article. 

Click the plus sign below to expand the menus for directions.

  • 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

        4. Click the Continue button.

        5. Subject: Select the subject or department

        6. Course Number: Enter the course number

          select subject and course number

        7. Click the 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 of record

        10. If a TA/Graduate assistant is listed as an instructor send the name(s) of the Teaching Assistant / Grad Assistance to the Blackboard Admin at

          TA Graduate assistant listed as instructor



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OwnerCenter I.GroupSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created2016-09-28 14:16:19Updated2024-03-05 15:43:05
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