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Access your updates through the global navigation menu. On the Updates page, you can see all notifications for each course and organization you are enrolled in. 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 a week (7 days). Your grades stay in My Blackboard for as long as you have access to your course. For updates, your institution decides how long notifications remain in My Blackboard. You can dismiss an update once you have seen it.