Keyword: communication




Add a Message

To start, first go into your class then choose messages in the top menu bar 

Add an Announcement

To get started, first go into your course. Your course should open automatically to the Announcements page. Click Create Announcement.


Reply to Messages

To reply to a message, click on the person’s name, and a dialog box will show on the right side of the page. From there, type in your reply...

Post an Announcement (Ultra)

If you did not schedule your announcement for posting, you will need to click the POST NOW button to make your announcement visible (and email it,...

Access Blackboard Emails

Blackboard emails are viewed and replied to through the regular Detroit Mercy Outlook inbox.

A copy of the original email will have been...

Edit an Announcement

In order to edit an announcement (either one in draft or posted), choose the three dots on the right of the announcement and Edit.

Modify Notifications

You have the ability to change the settings of your notifications to fit your preferences. To do so, first navigate to your Activity Stream page...

Email an Announcement

Announcements will automatically appear for students when they open your course. It will also appear in the students' Activity Stream and in...

Reply to Blackboard Email

To reply to a Blackboard email, reply through your Detroit Mercy Outlook inbox where you received the original email.

Schedule an Announcement

You can schedule your announcement by simply clicking the box next to schedule announcement.

Pick your...