Common Blackboard Issues

No buttons in a course

(If you do not find a solution here, contact the help desk - - and be sure to include the course name and number where you are having problems.)

No buttons in a course

If you have logged in and arrive at your course page, you may see the "full width" view with no buttons:
BB9 view with no buttons

To change to Button view, click the > to the left of the contents (in this case, Announcements) and the screen will be changed to Button View
BB9 Button View

Click < (between the buttons and contents frame) to return to full with view. Some Blackboard functions will automatically change to full width view, you can click > to return to button view.