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Access your updates through the global navigation menu. On the Updates page, you see all notifications for each course and organization you are enrolled in or teach. To learn more, see Notifications.

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  1. Browse all notifications.
  2. View notifications by course.
  3. Open a notification's contextual menu to take action.
  4. Select the notification types you want to show. Hiding a notification on the Updates page does not remove it from your system-wide notification settings.

How Long Do Updates Last?

Posts remain in My Blackboard for seven days. Student grades stay in My Blackboard for as long as they have access to their courses. For updates, your institution decides how long notifications remain in My Blackboard. You can dismiss an update after you view it.