Enabling Course Message Notifications

This guide will demonstrate how to enable notifications for new messages to be sent to an individual's email account.

Accessing Notification Settings

Image showing the Blackboard Global Navigation Menu with the following items: 1: Click on your name to open the global navigation menu. 2. Click on Settings. 3. Select Edit Notification Settings

To edit notification settings:

  1. Click on your name at the top of the screen to open the Global Navigation Menu.
  2. Select Settings from the list.
  3. Select Edit Notification Settings.

Editing Notification Settings

Image of the Edit Notification Settings Screen with the Bulk Edit Notification Settings screen boxed off

You will now see a screen labeled Edit Notification Settings. To modify settings for all classes, click on the appropriate links under Bulk Edit Notification Settings for the courses you are taking or teaching.

Enabling Message Notifications

Image of the notification settings list with the item Course Message Received highlighted in yellow

Scroll down to the Settings header and locate the option labeled Course Message Received and check the boxes for Dashboard, Email and Mobile (to receive notifications via the Blackboard Student or Blackboard Instructor app).

When finished, click the Submit button.