How do I send an email or announcement to students from Blackboard?

Original Course View

To send email:
  1. Under Course Management select Course Tools
  2. Click Send Email
To send announcements:
  1. Click Create Announcement link
  2. Create Announcement
      - OR -
  1. Under Course Management click Course Tools
  2. Click Announcements
  3. Create Announcement
Learn more:

Email: https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Email
Announcements: https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Announcements 

Ultra Course View

Announcements Instructionshttps://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Announcements#ultra_create

Email is not available, instead use Messages, which has an option to also send an email to students.

Messages with Email Copy Instructions: https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Email#ultra_email