How do I make my course available to my students in Blackboard?


In your Course Management Control Panel, open up Customization and select Properties.

Accessing the Properties link under Customization

Once there, go to Set Availability and set it to Yes.

Choose Yes under Set Availability

Click Submit to save.

Alternate Method

  1. Navigate to any Content Area, such as Course Documents or Syllabus.
  2. Locate the Lock Switch icon in the top right corner, between Edit Mode and the Course Theme icons.
  3. Toggle the Lock Switch to ‘locked’ or ‘unlocked’ to make the course available or unavailable.

Use the Lock Switch to change availability