***Updated Spring 2012***
Sending Emails from a Blackboard Course
From the Control Panel
1.) Instructors can access the Email tool within Blackboard by clicking on Course Tools in the Control Panel.
2.) Select Send Email from the drop-down menu.
3.) In the new page, there are links to select which users will be recipients of the email. Instructors can send email to all or selected individual Users, Students, Groups, Teaching Assistants, Instructors or Observers. From a Blackboard Learn course, email cannot be sent to anyone who is not a member of the course.
4.) After selecting the users, in the new page you may enter the email information. Note that both the To and From fields have been completed by the system.
5.) Enter a subject and message, and attach a file if necessary. When done, select Submit to send.
From the Grade Center
1.) Enter the Full Grade Center.
2.) To email various users within the course: click the radio button next to their name. Scroll down to the bottom of the Grade Center.
3.) Click the Email drop-down menu.
4.) Choose one of the three options to affect your selections.
5.) A new page will appear, allowing you to create the email. Select Submit to send.
6.) To email one user: click the drop-down menu in the cell of a student's frozen information (gray columns).
7.) In the drop-down menu, select Email User.
8.) A new page will appear, allowing you to create the email. Select Submit to send.
Note: Emails within Blackboard use the contact information in the system for each user. If a user has an incorrect or outdated email address listed in Blackboard, they will need to request that their personal information be updated. Contact the Help Desk by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (859) 218-4357.
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