If you are the instructor or TA of record,  go to SOAR > Self Service > Faculty Center > to pull up your schedule for the semester. Here, you will see the last column is titled ‘Blackboard’.

  • On the row of your course, under the ‘Blackboard’ column, you will see a box with “No” and a down arrow.
  • Click the down arrow to select “Yes”.
If it is within the 90 days prior to the first day of the semester, the Blackboard course will be created within 24 hours.

See instructions at – https://lec.usm.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/SOARsupplement1.pdf