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Blackboard Learn

Some key information and links for faculty starting to use Blackboard Learn


Why don't my courses show up in  Blackboard Learn?

If You Are A Student

  1. Preview Week: Courses are made available to students one week before the start of classes.
  2. Frequency:  Batch enrollment is automatically updated three times a day (7am, noon, 6 pm).  Any changes in Banner (add/drop) will be reflected during the next scheduled enrollment update.
  3. Holds: Holds in Banner will prevent your enrollment until they are cleared.

Academic Computing and Technology (ACT) staff will not be able to manually add a student until their Banner course registration status has been checked and verified.

If You Are Faculty/Staff

  1. Course Creation Schedule: Course sites creation is automated and begins shortly after the start of the prior semester.  This gives instructors time to log in and prepare your course during the preceding semester.
  2. Principal Instructor assigned in Banner: The principal instructors (as listed in Banner) are batch-enrolled monthly by ACT Office.  They have full rights and can add other faculty as necessary.  If the principal instructor assigned to this course has changed, you need to make that change in Banner in order to have it processed in Blackboard Learn.
  3. Secondary instructor, staff or adjunct instructor:  Use the Bb Learn Request Form (available in that FAQ)  to submit a request to add faculty to a course.


JMN edited 8/08/2017