Blackboard: Rearranging the My Courses list

Rearranging the order of the courses list

Blackboard can list all of your courses in either the My Courses or Course List module in an inconvenient manner. Follow these steps to rearrange the order of the courses in this list.

  1. Access Blackboard.
  2. Edit either the My Courses module or the Course List module.
    • To edit the My Courses module, click the tab My Institution.
      MyInstitution_tab
      Then, hover the cursor over the My Courses module, and click the gear icon in the upper-right corner to manage the module’s settings.
      MyCourses_gearicon
    • To edit the Course List module, click the tab Courses.

      Then, hover the cursor over the Course List module, and click the gear icon in the upper-right corner to manage the module’s settings.
  3. On the Personalize screen, you can group your courses by term, show or hide certain terms, or arrange the terms or courses in any other you like.
    • To group your courses by term, select the check box Group by Term.
    • To hide a term from being shown in the list, de-select the term’s check box Show Term.
    • To move a term up or down in the list, hover your cursor over the far-left column of the term, and when the cursor turns into a cross arrow, click and drag the term up or down to the desired position in the list.
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    • You can move courses up or down in the list in the same manner as terms. Find the list of courses under Edit Course List. Hover your cursor over the far-left column of a course, and when the cursor turns into a cross arrow, click and drag the course up or down to the desired position in the list.
  4. When finished arranging your terms and courses, click Submit to save your changes.


Blackboard lists all of your courses in both the My Courses or Course List module. It can be helpful to hide courses from the list in the event that a course is ended or is crosslisted. Follow these steps to hide courses in this list.

Hiding items from the courses list

  1. Access Blackboard.
  2. Edit either the My Courses module or the Course List module.
    • To edit the My Courses module, click the tab My Institution.
      MyInstitution_tab
      Then, hover the cursor over the My Courses module, and click the gear icon in the upper-right corner to manage the module’s settings.
      MyCourses_gearicon
    • To edit the Course List module, click the tab Courses.

      Then, hover the cursor over the Course List module, and click the gear icon in the upper-right corner to manage the module’s settings.
  3. On the Personalize screen, de-select the check box under Course Name for any course would not like to appear in the list. De-selecting this check box will automatically de-select all the other check boxes for that course’s row.
  4. When finished, click Submit to save your changes.
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