"My Blackboard" Menu

Last Updated: Jul 31, 2014 12:04PM PDT
The Blackboard navigation is new as of Fall, 2014. Access "My Blackboard" from the global navigation menu by clicking the arrow next to your name in the at the top of any page. My Blackboard provides you with quick and easy access to critical and timely information regarding your institution and courses.

From My Blackboard, students can view how they are doing in each of the courses they are enrolled in, view grades, be reminded of assignments that are due, and much more.

Global naviagation drop down menu

Tools Description
Blackboard Home Icon Bb Home: Gives you an overview of the items that are due and recently graded. Move your mouse pointer over View to reveal your grade. Bb Home displays the five most recent activities relevant to you.
If your institution has turned on messages, Bb Home shows a preview of your unread messages.
Calendar Icon Calendar: Review everything you have due and be reminded of when you need to complete it. To learn more, see Calendar.
Posts: Displays the posts made in the last seven days in the courses and organizations you are enrolled in and follow. For example, you can see when a classmate submits a blog post in your course.
If your institution has turned on the people and spaces tools, the latest posts by the people and spaces you follow also appear.
Updates icon Updates: Review a list of notifications alerting you to important events and information. For example, you can see when an assignment has been graded. To learn more, see Updates.
My Grades Icon My Grades: View your grades for each assignment, test, or activity in all of your courses. Sort the grades by date or course. To learn more, see My Grades.
Home Icon Home
Help: Go to Behind the Blackboard for manuals, tutorials, and more.