Blackboard Ultra Base Navigation

This new navigation menu has a modern look and feel and will save you time with simpler workflows and easier access to important information. It includes links to new pages such as the Activity Stream, Calendar, and course Messages, that provide quick access to the most critical information consolidated from all your courses. 

Ultra Content Editor

Check out the updated design of the Ultra content editor to review how to format text, add mathematical equations, and embed images, files, and videos in your assignments, discussions, announcements, and tests.

Accessibility Checker

Ultra has added a built-in tool to quickly improve the accessibility of your content by adding alt-text for images, creating style headings that improve screen reader capabilities, and more.

Ultra Base Navigation Brochure

Enhance your efficiency and experience with the new Ultra Base Navigation, the most critical information from all your courses and organizations is always a click away, no matter where you are in Blackboard.

Getting Started with Ultra Base Navigation

From the homepage, you have access to critical information consolidated from all your courses.

Adjust Notification Settings

You can choose the types of notifications you receive and how they're delivered to you. This video shows you how to customize your notification preferences.

Exploring the Courses Page

On the Courses page, you can access all of your courses.

Activity Stream Overview

The up-to-the-minute activity stream lets you jump directly into course actions.

Using the Calendar

This global calendar provides events from across the system, showing dates from multiple courses in one convenient location.