Athens State Online/Blackboard passwords
The passwords for Athens State Online and Blackboard are the same. If you change your password in Athens State Online, Blackboard may take up to four hours to update on the weekdays. If you change your password after 4 pm on Friday, Blackboard will not update until 8am Monday morning. To avoid this delay, on weekdays, the Help Desk can email your password to you. Call the Help Desk at 256-216-6698 8 am-4:30 pm, M-F. After hours and weekend support is available for passwords resets.
Call the Help Desk at 256-216-6698 during the hours of 8am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.
Labs, Locations and Software
Athens State Wi-Fi
Log into Athens State Wi-Fi using the first part of your Athens State email address (example: jsmith2) and your Blackboard password.
Log in using your full email address and your Blackboard password.
Athens State Online
Athens State Online is an information portal where students can reset their password for Athens State Online/Blackboard, register for classes, view transcripts, grades, personal information etc. You can find the link at the bottom of the homepage www.athens.edu.
ID: Student ID number
Password: Sent to you in your admissions letter.
The Admissions department will send you an email which will include your student ID number and password for Athens State Online/Blackboard when you are admitted. If you need assistance with your ID or password call or email the Help Desk at 256-216-6698 or .
ID: Full ASU email address (example: )
Password: The same as your Athens State Online password.
If you need assistance with your ID or password call or email the Help Desk at 256-216-6698 or .
ID: Full Athens State email address (You can find your email address in Athens State Online under Personal information.)
Password: Your initial password is an “A” followed by your student ID number (example: A000xxxx).
If you need assistance with your ID or password call or email the Help Desk at 256-216-6698 or . Help Desk support for email is available between the hours of 8am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.
Location: Waters Hall S202
Hours: Monday through Thursday 8am-7pm , Friday 8am-4:30pm