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

Screenshot of profile

To edit notification settings:

  1. Click on your name to open your profile.
  2. Select Email notifiactions.

Editing Notification Settings

By default, Blackboard will send an email once a day if there is a new message.

Screenshot of notification settings

2. Instructors can choose to receive an email right away or once a day.

2. By deselecting New messages, instructors will not receive an email if there is a new unread message.

Notification Settings are individual to how instructors want to receive notifications, this does not change any settings for students.