You can use the Course Calendar to provide students with dates for course-related events. Course Calendar events appear to all members of the course.  For a quick overview of your current week, go to the Blackboard overview page in My Blackboard.

Common entries you may include in the Course Calendar are:

  • Class meetings
  • Office Hours
  • Due Dates
  • Exam dates
  • Guest lectures

New Calendar

To create a course event: ¬†From the Control Panel, click Course Tools > click Course Calendar > then, on the Calendar, click the “+” button, and fill in the details for the event in the pop-up box. Faculty and students can also create a new event by simply clicking on a date in the Calendar.

Calendar events are color coded to indicate which place/entity they are associated with. Easily add calendar events by clicking on a date and adding an event. Class assessments with due dates automatically appear on the calendar. Faculty can move calendar events by dragging and dropping them to a new date. Users can click on calendar events to take them directly to an associated item. The Calendar honors adaptive release and availability rules. Calendar apps can subscribe to events created on the Blackboard Learn calendar through an iCal feed. When reusing content through Course Copy, archive/restore or import/export, the course calendar events are propagated to the new course.