Blackboard: Adding/Removing Users in an Organization

The My Organizations Plus module provides access to organization sites as well as the added ability for leaders to manage organization enrollments. Users with the role of “leader” in an organization will be able to add users and remove users.


Adding the My Organizations Plus Module to MyBb

  1. From the MyBb homepage, click "Add Module"

Add module

  1. Find the "My Organizations Plus" module
  2. Click "Add"

add my organizations plus module

  1. Return to the MyBb homepage
  2. "My Organizations Plus" should then be listed at the bottom of the page

(Note: If there is a remove button under "My Organizations Plus", this means the module has already been added to your homepage and you may go back to the homepage)


Adding a User to an Organization

  1. Locate the "My Organizations Plus Module" (Adding My Organizations Plus to homepage)
  2. Click "[Edit Users]"

edit users

  1. Click "Add Users'

Add users button from My Organizations Plus module

  1. Enter the user's Blackboard username
    Note: The Blackboard username is the same as the beginning of the user's GVSU email address (e.g. smithjohn@mail.gvsu.edu and smithjohn is the username)
  2. Select the role to give the user
  3. Click "Add"

Textbox for adding username and dropdown for a role for the users


Removing a User from an Organization

  1. Locate the "My Organizations Plus Module" (Adding My Organizations Plus to homepage)
  2. Click "[Edit Users]" next to the organization you are leading
  3. Check the "Unenroll" box associated with the user
  4. Click "Submit"
  5. Click "OK" on the confirmation box
  6. Click on the name of the organization in the upper left to go back to the organization

Changing a User's Role

  1. Locate the "My Organizations Plus Module" (Adding My Organizations Plus to homepage)
  2. Click "[Edit Users]" next to the organization you are leading
  3. Select the drop-down associated with the user
  4. Change the role to the new role
  5. As soon as the new role is selected, the change will be saved
  6. Click on the name of the organization in the upper left to go back to the organization

User Roles in an organization


Organization User Access Levels

Leaders = access to all of the control panel, can change privileges. Can add/remove organization members.
Assistant = access to almost all parts of the control panel
Grader = access to the gradebook and assessment part of the control panel
Organization builder = access to the documents part of the control panel
Participant = no access to the control panel