Modifying Course Message Notification Settings

This guide will allow users to modify their course message notification settings; in order to receive notifications outside of the Blackboard environment.

Accessing Notification Settings, Part 1

Image of the Personal Dashboard in Blackboard with the following items: 1.Click on your name in the upper right hand corner.2.Click on the Updates icon. (The alarm clock icon

To edit your notification settings in Blackboard, log into Blackboard

  1. Click on your name in the upper right hand corner.
  2. Click on the Updates icon. (The alarm clock icon)

Accessing Notification Settings, Part 2

Notification Settings Overview

To view and edit course message notification settings,

  1. Click on the Show/Hide Notifications button in the upper right hand corner of the screen.
  2. Click on the View Notifications Settings link.

You will now see a screen labeled Edit Notification Settings:

  1. To change course message notification settings for individual courses, click on the course you wish to modify under Edit Individual Course Settings.
  2. To change course message notification settings for multiple courses, select the appropriate link under Bulk Edit Notification Settings. You will be able to modify notification settings for courses you are an instructor, student, etc.
  3. To modify course message notification settings for individual organizations, click on the link for the organization under Edit Individual Notification Settings.

Bulk Edit Notification Settings

The Bulk Edit Notifications settings allow you to modify course message notification settings for multiple courses, or for all courses.

  1. Select Course: Select All to modify the notification settings for all courses you are teaching or taking as a student, or select Selected to modify settings for selected courses.
  2. If you chose Selected, under Items to Select, select the courses from the left.
  3. Click on the arrow button pointing to the right to select courses.
  4. The selected courses will then be moved to the column to the right, labeled Selected Items.
  5. Scroll down the list until you see an item labeled Course Message Received, and ensure the checkboxes for Dashboard, Email, and Mobile are checked.
  6. When finished, click the Submit button to save your changes.