Blackboard Ultra Base Navigation is here! Learn more at the Blackboard Learn Ultra Transition webpage.

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Ultra Base Navigation

Ultra Base Navigation

Starting this summer 2022, the Blackboard landing page is changing

In the current version of Blackboard, you navigate by using Tabs (the links across the top of the Blackboard landing page) and Modules (the boxes of information contained in those tabs.

Blackboard Original Tabular Navigation

In the new navigation (referred to as Ultra Base Navigation), the information provided in those old Tabs and Modules is now listed in a menu down the left side of the screen.  For those of you who use the Blackboard mobile applications, this should be very familiar.

Blackboard Ultra Base Navigation - My Courses View

  • Institution Page: Contains important news as well as helpful information about the institution.
  • Profile: Allows you to manage your online persona and modify your notification settings.
  • Activity Stream: See what’s new and coming up across all your courses and organizations.
  • Courses: Quickly navigate your courses using search, filter, and favorites.
  • Organizations: Quickly navigate your organizations using search, filter, and favorites.
  • Calendar: View all due dates and events in your courses and organizations.
  • Messages: Stay connected by viewing and sending messages to/from all your courses in one place.
  • Grades:
    • For instructors: See what needs to be graded across all your courses and start grading with just one click.
    • For students: Check your grades for all your courses with just one click.
  • Tools: Access the tools that live outside of your courses, such as Kaltura Media Gallery.