Using the Global Navigation Menu

The Global Navigation Menu provides you with quick and easy access to important information regarding Stonehill College, courses, upcoming assignments, grades, and more!

  1. Click the arrow at the top right side of the screen next to your name.
  2. You will open up the Global Navigation Menu, as illustrated below:


Main Tools of the Global Navigation Menu

  Bb Home: Gives you an overview of the items that are due and recently graded. Move your mouse pointer overview to reveal your grade. Bb Home displays the five most recent activities relevant to you.
Posts: Displays the posts made in the last seven days in the courses and organizations you are enrolled in and follow. For example, you can see when a classmate submits a blog post in your course.If your institution has turned on the people and spaces tools, the latest posts by the people and spaces you follow also appear.
  Updates: Review a list of notifications alerting you to important events and information.  For example, you can see when an assignment has been graded. To learn more, see updates. on the Blackboard Help Site.
  Calendar: Reviews everything you have due and be reminded of when you need to complete it. In addition to a calendar for each course and a personal calendar, there is an Institutional Calendar that features holidays and important academic dates.   To learn more about the calendar, consult the Blackboard Help Site.
  My Grades: View your grades for each assignment, test, or activity in all of your courses. Sort the grades by date or course. To learn more, see my grades in the Blackboard Help Site.