University of Houston-Victoria



The Messaging Tool appears under the Course Tools on the left side of the course homepage. Messaging provides the ability to communicate with other Blackboard users in the course. Messaging in Blackboard cannot be used to exchange messages with external mail accounts over the Internet. It includes features common to most standard email programs, including:

  • Compose messages with carbon copy or blind carbon copy
  • Add a priority indicator to messages
  • Add attachments to messages
  • Search, compile, and organize messages into folders