Blackboard Student Start of Semester Checklist

This guide will help ensure a smooth start to the semester using Blackboard. Please keep in mind that the items listed below are general recommendations and your instructors may ask you to become familiar with more specific tools and functionality within Blackboard.

Click each step to view the directions in more detail. If you have any questions with anything on this checklist, please contact the I.T. Help Desk.

  1. Check Notification Settings.
  2. Customize your Blackboard course list by adding or hiding courses listed under My Courses.
  3. Access the My Grades tool if your instructor is posting grades in Blackboard.
  4. Search Blackboard Help for directions on using specific tools.