Blackboard Basics for Faculty

Search for Users

  1. Login to Blackboard.

  2. At the "Welcome" page, click on the link to your course in the My Courses section.

  3. In the Course page, click on the Control Panel link.

  4. Click on the List/Modify Users link. Select one of the following:

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search for a user using the user's last name, user name, or email

  • Select the Search tab.
  • Enter a last name, a user name, or email address.
  • Select the Last Name, User Name, or Email option. All matching entries will be displayed.

search for a group of last names or a user name that starts with a particular character

  • Select the A-Z or 0-9 tab.
  • Click on the first letter of the last name or on the first number of the user's user name. All matching entries will be displayed.

limit a search based on activity

  • Select the Advanced tab.
  • Enter a value in the Containing field.
  • Click the check box and enter a number of days to narrow the search.
  • The search will return all relevant users that have accessed the course within the past number of days entered.

list all users

  • Select the tab List All.
  • Click List All to list all the names enrolled. All entries will be displayed.


Need other services related to Blackboard?
Contact Ann Boisselle, Blackboard Coordinator, at Ext. 2462 or or visit the Distance Learning office in the Streeter Annex, Room S-178.