Module - The Blackboard Interface

Getting to Know the Blackboard Interface

My Blackboard Page

When you log into Blackboard the first page you will see is the My Blackboard tab page. On this page you will see:
  • Announcements- system wide announcements
  • Distance Education Start Dates- semester start and end dates, and when you can access your course
  • Bb Server Availability -watch here for Blackboard server availability and scheduled Blackboard down times
  • Course List- links to your courses. * students can personalize this list
  • Student Resources- links to information such as login directions, Blackboard tutorials, tutoring proctoring and library information
  • Tools- links to various tools from a global view such as grades, calendar and personal information, where you can change email and password
  • My Announcements- a list of your course announcements * students can personalize this list
  • Blackboard Technical Support-who to contact for Blackboard technical support


To personalize course list:
  1. Click on the gear icon:
  2. Put cursor on left side of select course box, when it turns to 4 headed arrow drag and drop. Be sure to submit in order for changes to remain.

• To personalize announcement list:
  1. Click on the gear icon:
  2. Choose days from drop down. Be sure to submit in order for changes to remain.