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Blackboard Ultra Base Navigation
A Better Way to Navigate Blackboard
Ultra Base Navigation (UBN) for Blackboard offers a new way to navigate and access your Blackboard course content that will save you time and help you stay on top of what’s most important.
Ultra Base Navigation’s clean, personalized interface enables quick access to the information you need, the way you want it. It highlights what’s new and what’s due and offers valuable insights into performance — all without changing the course environment.
Ultra Base Navigation (UBN) Features
Starting the moment you log into Blackboard, you’ll have consistent access to Ultra Base Navigation’s list of features. The list peeks out from behind the other layers you have open, so you can always access it from wherever you are—even if you’re in a course.
View important news from your institution and links to access helpful information and resources.
Identify at a glance which activities require your immediate attention with this curated list of what’s new, what’s coming up, and who is at-risk of falling behind—across all of your courses and organizations.
Stay connected by viewing and sending your messages from one place.
Easily access all the organizations you lead or belong to.
See in one place—across all your courses—what needs grading, grades that are ready to be posted and the average course grade, plus start grading with just one click.
View all course, organization, institution and personal events and due dates in one place, plus gain two-way synchronization with external calendars.
Quickly navigate to your courses with the ability to search, filter and favorite them.
Manage your online persona and modify your notification settings.
Access tools that live outside your courses, like portfolios your Content Collection, and 3rd party tools.
5 Top Things to Love About Ultra Base Navigation (UBN)
Ultra Base Navigation offers the benefit of more effective navigation without changing your course's look, feel or functionality.
Blackboard Learn Original
The old home page has a multitude of modules and so many different tabs and options that it has become cluttered and confusing.