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Student Blackboard Orientation: Messages


Blackboard Orientation



You can communicate with your class through messages directly in Blackboard.  You can click on the Messages tab on the left and select a course to be brought directly to your messages for that particular course.

messages tab on the left

From within a course you can also find your messages by click on "Course Tools" in the left navigation.

  • Scroll towards the bottom of the page and click on "Course Messages"

create message button

You can view your messages or click on "Create Message" to send a new one.

  • You can choose "Select All" to message everyone in the course or highlight individual users and use the grey arrows to move them to your "Recipients" list.
    • Your instructor will have (Instructor) after their name.

message box


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