Welcome to VSU Online

Welcome to VSU Online

Online Faculty Success Center

The stop for VSU faculty to prepare, train, engage, and innovate online and hybrid course delivery, and digital learning.

Online Instruction Success Overview 

VSU Online embraces quality online instruction and learning experiences for VSU students.  Through the Online Faculty Success Center, VSU Online provides opportunities for VSU faculty to enhance their knowledge of online delivery and digital learning. Explore resources on this site to help navigate your journey to success with instructional methodology, resources, and instructional technology for online, hybrid, and face-to-face delivery.


Access Blackboard:  blackboard.vsu.edu 

Quality Matters Resources  

VSU is a Quality Matters University. As a result, please integrate Quality Matters standards as you update your course shells.  In addition to QM online course design training completers, VSU also has faculty members who have gone through rigorous QM Peer Reviewer training, which qualifies them to review courses at all QM Higher Education subscribed institutions.  

University Resources  

Publisher Resources  

Free Student Engagement Tools 


VSU Resources


Twenty-four/seven online tutoring for students. Faculty can assign online tutoring to students. Log Into Brainfuse by going to Tools and Selecting Brainfuse.


Have students schedule a tutoring session or submit a paper for feedback via the Brainfuse website. 

LinkedIn Learning  

The LinkedIn Learning platform provides training videos and tutorials covering a wide range of software, technologies, and business topics. You have unlimited access to learn from industry leaders all in one place from any desktop or mobile device, the ability to create personalized course recommendations, the ability to develop training paths for yourself, your VSU organization, department, or classes. 

Access LinkedIn Learning by going to www.linkedin.com/learning and signing in via your VSU email address and password.  


Create custom videos with interactions/quizzes embedded  

Access Panopto by logging into a course in Blackboard and selecting Tools, and Panopto  


Virginia State University has an enterprise license for Grammarly Premium, which entitles VSU students, faculty, and staff to use the Grammarly application to improve their writing. Grammarly will recommend changes to improve your grammar, spelling, punctuation, style, and tone on your university- and personally-owned devices, helping you to eliminate errors in your writing.  

Log into Blackboard/Help Resources to obtain the code to access a VSU Grammarly Account.