Set Course Availability for Students in Learning Management System (Blackboard)


This article provides instruction on how instructors can set course availability in UA's Learning Management System (LMS). 


Before you can set course availability, you must be logged into the Learning Management System (LMS) and the be the Instructor on record in the course. See Login to the Learning Management System (Blackboard)

What materials do I need?

How do I use this technology?

  1. Open a web browser
  2. Navigate to UA Learning Management System (Blackboard)
  3. Login using your UaUsername and password
  4. Enter the desired course from the My Courses menu

    LMS My Courses
  5. Navigate to the Course Management Section of the left-hand navigation panel

    LMS Course Management Detail
  6.  Expand the Control Panel

    LMS Control Panel Detail

  7. Expand Customization

    LMS Customization
  8. Click Properties

    LMS Properties
  9. In the Set Availability section, click the raidal button for the desired action:

    LMS Set Availability control panel
  • Yes to make course available
  • No to make course unavailable
  • Use Term Availability will set course available for the term and then remove it at the end
  1. Click Submit.

Is there any additional information I should know about?

For more information about Course Availability, visit Blackboard's Learning Management System Course Availability.


Need additional help or have issues

For support, requests may be submitted anytime by Requesting Support for the Learning Management System (LMS)service. Support Requests are worked by Priority based on the Impact and Urgency of need as well as the order they are received by the IT Employees with the knowledge and permissions to assist with the request.

For immediate assistance please review the Contact IT page for ways to contact the appropriate support group.

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