Self-Enrolling in a Blackboard Course or Community

Searching the Catalog in Blackboard

Within Blackboard, you can browse and search for courses and communities/organizations.

Searching Courses

  1. Log in to Blackboard
  2. Click on Courses in the top menu

    Screenshot of Courses tab selected in the Blackboard top menu

  3. Either perform a general search using the search module, or click on Engineering for Professionals and browse

    Screenshot of Blackboard course dashboard with an arrow pointing to general course search or Engineering for Professionals catalog

Searching Communities

  1. Log in to Blackboard
  2. Click on Community in the top menu

    Screenshot of Community selected in the top navigation in Blackboard

  3. Either perform a general search using the search module, or click on Engineering for Professionals and browse

    Screenshot of Bb community search options with arrow pointing to general search field and to Engineering for Professionals catalog link

Self-Enrolling in Courses or Communities

While most courses and communities/organizations require formal registration, some allow you to freely enroll directly within Blackboard. Here’s how to self-enroll in a course or community:

  1. Search or browse for the course or community that you are interested in
  2. Hover over the Course or Organization ID
  3. Click on the down arrow and select Enroll
  4. On the confirmation screen, click on SubmitScreencast of searching for a course, clicking on enroll for the course, and then clicking submit to enroll

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