Center for Technology Enhanced Learning

Blackboard Contact Info

Entering Your Contact Information

The Contacts area gives you a place to post faculty contact information, office hours, and a brief bio. 

  1. Select Contacts from the Course Tools menu in the Control Panel.
  2. Click Create Contact.
  3. Complete the form. If you wish to add a photo, use a JPEG with resolution between 72 and 100 pixels per inch. (Blackboard suggests using a file no larger than 150 x 150 pixels.)
  4. Be sure to click Yes under option 2 to make your profile available.
  5. Click Submit.

    Make Profile Available

  6. If you do not have a contacts button in your course menu, you can add one by clicking on the plus sign above your course menu.
  7. Select Contacts in the drop down box next to Type:
  8. Name it whatever you like. Be sure to check Available to Users.
  9. Click Submit.

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