This bookmark(http://miami.edu/blackboard) takes you to the first page of the login process. From this page you can simply press Enter/Return to proceed to the page where you enter your CaneID username and password. (Users of Internet Explorer must click on the button to proceed to the CaneID login page.)
When there are issues with the system, the first page of the login process will give you information about the situation. In addition, changes in the Blackboard login process may break other pages that are bookmarked. Please use the link above to create a bookmark/favorite.