Please use the instructions below when logging into Blackboard for the first time.

Blackboard Login Instructions:

Blackboard is used by many faculty to provide course materials, post assignments and tests, communicate, etc. If your instructor is using Blackboard, your course will appear in your account. Go to and select Blackboard from the Quick Links menu. Click the Student Login button.

USERNAME: Your TCL email address

PASSWORD: Your TCL email password

Need help getting into your email? Check out this page: Accessing your TCL email account

Classes will appear approximately 2–3 days prior to the term start date.

The Blackboard Mobile App is available! When connecting to the school, be sure to search for “The Technical College of the Lowcountry” first, then sign in using your Blackboard credentials.

If you have trouble logging in, visit the TCL Help page, Contact the support team by submitting a ticket with an issue or concern, or call 843-525-8344.

Online Learning — Privacy

All students enrolled at the Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL), regardless of the mode of instruction (traditional, online, or hybrid), are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). As published in the TCL Catalog and Student Handbook, FERPA was designed to protect the privacy of educational records including those of online learners.

Click to read more about Student Privacy for Distance Education.

TCL encourages all faculty and staff communication with students, regarding TCL educational records and specific courses, be conducted via the official TCL Student E-mail account, that also requires a secure login.

TCL Blackboard Log-In Page

Online Attendance Procedure

For all online courses, students must adhere to the online attendance policy. Click the following link for more details: TCL Online Attendance Procedure.

Blackboard/Online Course Orientation

TCL Blackboard Log-In Page