Add a Piazza Link to Your Blackboard Course just five easy steps!

1. Browse to your course in Blackboard.

2. From your course menu, click on a private content folder link, such as Course Materials or Assignments.

3. Hover on Build Content and select URL to add the link.
  • Enter a name for the link, such as Piazza.
  • Enter this URL:
  • Check the "This link is to a Tool Provider" box.
  • Click Submit. (You will now see a Piazza link in the content folder where you added it.)

4. Now, add Piazza to the course menu, so it’s easy for students to find.
  • Choose Create Course Link from the + menu at the top of the course menu.
  • Click Browse.
  • Choose Piazza from the content folder where you put it.
  • Check the box that says Available to Users.
  • Click Submit.

5. Click the Piazza link in your course menu to create a Piazza for your class discussions.
NOTE: Students will not be able to access Piazza until you complete this step.

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