Making a Course Available or Unavailable in Blackboard

A course must be made available before students enrolled in the course woul be able to view or access the course and its content. However, you may wish to leave a course unavailable during the building process, or make it unavailable after a scheduled course has finished.

How to Make a Course Available

  1. On the Control Panel, expand the Customization section and select Properties.
  2. In the Set Availability section, click Yes to make the course available to users.
  3. In the Set Course Duration section, do not change anything.
    • The default is This makes the course available without a specified start or end date.
  4. Click Submit.

How to Make a Course Unavailable

  1. On the Control Panel, expand the Customization section and select Properties.
  2. In the Set Availability section, click No to make the course unavailable to users.
  3. Click Submit.