A faculty member needs to add a course menu item to the course in order for students to see the content.
Your students cannot access the Control Panel area in your course. Any tool you want them to access needs to be added as a menu item in the course site. This short video explains how to add menu items to Blackboard course sites: https://youtu.be/el6fMDAP86w
Below are the written instructions for your reference:
In your course site: