Technology for Teaching


MyPVCC is the portal used to access PeopleSoft / Student Information System (SIS), Blackboard, Student Email and other resources. 

For assistance with the MyPVCC portal or SIS: Contact the IT Help Desk:, x5261, 434-961-5261

Blackboard and Related Technologies

Blackboard (Bb) is a course management system that Piedmont Virginia Community College (and all VCCS colleges) uses that allows instructors to easily put their course materials such as, the syllabus, handouts and exams on the Internet without needing to know web development.  Bb also has an online gradebook (Note: this is not integrated with SIS / PeopleSoft).  Bb can be used for online, hybrid and face-to-face classes. 

Faculty Orientation

All current faculty are enrolled in a Faculty Orientation within Blackboard. The link for this orientation can be found on the PVCC tab in the My Courses module under No Term Assigned.

Classroom Technology

For support with technology in the classroom, contact IT Help Desk at, x5261, 434-961-5261.

For training on how to use the video equipment for video courses between the Giuseppe Center and the Main Campus (room M247), please schedule an appointment for training with Cameron Rodish at

Support and Contact Information

Where can PVCC faculty find online Instructional Technology support?

Information and support can be found at and This site contains a Knowledgebase for frequently asked questions relating to Blackboard, Panopto, CoursEval and other Instructional Technologies, Training videos and handouts, and the Latest News and Announcements about PVCC’s LMS.

Who do I contact if I need Assistance?

For Blackboard assistance, contact Blackboard Support: or

For one-on-one assistance or training for Blackboard, Panopto, CoursEval or other Educational Technologies, please schedule an appointment with Cameron Rodish at