Blackboard | Apporto Access

The following are instructions as to how to access your student Apporto applications via your Blackboard Account.

Login Credentials

First, log into your student Blackboard account:

  1. Go to the Colorado State University-Pueblo website (
  2. Click on the I AM A… in the upper right hand corner of the site.
  3. Click on the Current Student from the dropdown that appears.
  4. Click on the Blackboard icon in the blue toolbar.
  5. Enter your Username and Password.
  6. Click the Login button.

Your Blackboard username will be your NetID and your Blackboard password will be your NetID password.

Apporto Virtual Lab

Second, select the Blackboard course for which your instructor has Apporto set up for use.

  1. Within the course you will see a link in the toolbar called, “Apporto Virtual Lab.”
  2. Click on the link to start the process of signing in.
  3. If you are a first time user, the loading of Apporto software could take a moment.
  4. There should be two options for you to select from: GPU Desktop and Windows Desktop.
  5. Select either option and Apporto will open and list the various application you have accessibility to.
  6. At the top of the screen, you will see a menu which you can use to upload and download documents as well as other tools you can use.
  7. Select the application you wish to run.
  8. When you are done using the application you can save the file and close.
  9. To close Apporto, simply get out of the browser and close the tab to disconnect.
Updated on January 23, 2023

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