A course must be made available before students enrolled in the course will be able to view or access the course and its content. However, you may want to make a course unavailable during the building process or after a scheduled course has finished.


  1. Enter the Blackboard course you want to make available.
  2. On the Control Panel, expand the Customization section and click Properties.
  3. In the Set Availability section, click Yes or No.
  4. Optionally, when making a course available, you can choose one of the following options in the Set Course Duration section:


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