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Your institution controls which tools are available.

Organizations behave like courses and contain tools that enable members to communicate efficiently. You can post information, have discussions, and share documents. Organizations are an ideal place to connect with other users with whom you share interests or extra-curricular activities. Your institution controls who can create organizations.

About organizations

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When you first log in to Blackboard Learn, select the Community tab. You can search for organizations or browse the full list of available organizations in your institution. A list of organizations you've already joined also appears on this page.

After you search or browse for organizations, a list of matching and available organizations appears. To join an available organization, open the organization's menu and select Enroll.

You can select an organization to views its home page. You need to be a member before you can see all of the content and tools available in an organization.

Organizations look and feel just like courses. You can use many of the same tools that you use in courses, but the organization leader or your administrator decides which tools you have access to:

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ULTRA: Organizations

Doesn't seem familiar? Jump to the "Original" help about organizations.

Institutions have organizations of different types, from academic to special interest. Organizations work just like courses in Blackboard Learn. For example, they have content, discussions, messages, and more.

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Am I a member?

In the list where your name appears first, select Organizations.

You're a member if the organization is listed on the Organizations page. The organization leader and your institution manage enrollments, but you may be allowed to self-enroll. Contact the organization leader about enrollment. After you're enrolled, only the leader or an administrator can unenroll you.

Organizations are listed in order of enrollment, with the most recent first.