Blackboard: Customize Posts, Notifications, and Home Page

Many of us, both students and instructors, are enrolled in several, or even dozens of courses. Here are some tips on how to manage the flow of Blackboard posts, notifications and the courses you see on the home page. To see how you can leverage the post stream from the Dashboard, view the video below. Please note that “@me” option is not enable in the UNE eLearn system.

Additional information about posts and other notifications is also available in this video.

I am including a few screenshots: Under UPDATES: Click on the gear in the top right-hand corner.

You can uncheck all the courses you don’t want to see.

To change the notification settings, click on “View Notification Settings.”

This will launch Notification Settings. You may edit General Settings, or Individual Course Settings.

For General Settings, choose from the following options. You are not currently part of any organization, so don’t worry about that.

For individual course settings, check all that you want to keep, and uncheck all you don’t want to see.

To view a video tutorial for this, check this out:



Additional info can also be found here:

How to change what you see on your UNE Blackboard Home, and manage the flow of Blackboard posts:


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