Rename a Course in the Learning Management System (Blackboard)


Courses in the Learning Management System (LMS) have default names. This article provides instructions on how an instructor or course builder can change the course name in UA's Learning Management System (LMS).

Students are used to seeing class names with the default name structure. If you change the name, then please keep it recognizable. Only the course instructor or course builder can rename the course.


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.

    Learning Management System My Courses button highlighted
  5. Navigate to the Course Management section of the left-hand navigation panel.

    Learning Management System Course Management button highlighted
  6. Expand the Control Panel.

    Learning Management System Control Panel button highlighted

  7. Expand Customization.

    Learning Management System Customization button highlighted

  8. Click Properties.

    Learning Management System properties button highlighted

  9. In the Name and Description section, the Course Name is the first item listed.

    Learning Management System course name field highlighted
  10. Change the Course Name.

    Learning Management System course name field highlighted

  11. Click the Submit button on the far right to accept the change.


Need additional help or have issues

For additional assistance contact the IT Services Technical Support Center via phone at (907) 786-4646, toll-free at (877) 633-3888, email us at, or you can use the Seawolf Tech Portal to submit a ticket using the form Support for Issues with Learning Management System (Blackboard).


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The Learning Management System is to deliver course content and interact with instructors and fellow students of a classes. It is primarily used for distance education classes that are taught entirely online but can also used for face-to-face or mixed classes.