This answer shows an instructor how to make their course available and unavailable for students.
Open Desired Blackboard Course
In MyBb or Courses tab, open the course you would like to make available or unavailable to students.
If your course has a lock symbol (pictured below) at the top right of the page, you can use the following shortcut and skip all remaining steps.
- To make course available to students, click the lock when it shows "Make Available".
- To make course unavailable to students, click the radio button next to "Make Unavailable".
Edit Course Properties
In the Control Panel under Customization, click Properties
Scroll down until you see the heading Set Availability.
- To make course available to students, click the radio button next to Yes.
- To make course unavailable to students, click the radio button next to No.
Click Submit at the bottom of the page.