Communicating with Students
Course Notification Dashboard
Learn how to notify students about course activity.
Announcements post timely information critical to course success.
Posting Your Contact Information
Contacts is a good location to provide information about office hours, phone numbers, and other links to help students find the people who have important roles in the course.
Emails can be sent to individual users or to groups of users. A copy of this email is automatically sent to the sender by default.
Disabling Student-To-Student Emails
Learn how to disable the option that permits students to send “mass” emails to their classmates.
Creating Calendar Entries
Use the Course Calendar to provide students with dates for course related events.
- Call our Blackboard Help line 24 hours a day, every day at (213) 740-5555 and choose option 2.
- Faculty can request help from USC’s Enterprise Learning Technologies group by submitting a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Faculty and staff can also request the following specialized Blackboard support services: