Copying Course Content from One Course to Another

Explains how someone can copy content from one course to another

Original Course View

1. In UIC Blackboard (, on the Home tab, under My Courses Plus, click the ORIGINAL COURSE—the course whose content you would like to copy.


2. In the course’s Course Management area, under Packages and Utilities, click Course Copy.


3. Under Select Copy Type, choose Copy Course Materials into an Existing Course.


4. Under Select Copy Options -> Destination Course ID, click Browse.


5. Select the course into which you would like your content copied and click Submit.

6. Under Select Course Materials, click Select All. Make sure to deselect Announcements and any Content you DO NOT want copied over.

7. Under File Attachments, click “Copy links and copies of the content".

Note: If you are copying iSpring files, choose the third option instead, "Copy links and copies of the content (include entire course  home folder)".


8.  IMPORTANT: Under Enrollments, uncheck Include Enrollments in the Copy. [Checking Include Enrollments in the Copy enrolls your prior course’s students in your new course.].  Click Submit.

Blackboard will send you an email message when the course copy is complete.

Please note: If you have Panopto media, you will need to transfer or relink those files separately. Please contact for assistance.  

Ultra Course View

1. On the Course Content page, select the plus (+) sign to open the menu. Select Copy Content

2. In the Copy Content panel, you can see all the courses that you're allowed to copy—the other courses you teach. Select a course from the list to copy all of its course content into the course you're in. Or, select a course title and select the check boxes next to the items you want to copy. After you make your selections, select Copy Selected Content to begin the copy action. The copied content is added to the end of the content list.

Keywords:copy, content, transfer data   Doc ID:84818
Owner:Szymon M.Group:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
Created:2018-08-10 13:03 CDTUpdated:2019-04-29 14:34 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
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