Blackboard Connect for Learn
Blackboard Connect for Learn is a tool that you can use to communicate course information to students via text message and text-to-voice messages.
NOTE: This is an opt-in tool. Students may opt in to receive notifications from you and your course by following these directions. However, some students may opt not to receive these communications.
Students can receive automated alerts for a variety of course changes including assignment due dates and grade posts. You can also send text messages via the professor notification tool to ensure that students who have opted in get up-to-the-minute information related to your courses.
How to Send Text or Text-to-Voice Notifications
From within your course, select the Course Tools drop-down menu from the control panel: