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As a completely redesigned Blackboard platform, the Ultra Experience is continuously enhanced with monthly releases. Tools listed here do not represent the full roadmap under development by the vendor.

This list focuses on core Blackboard tools. Please review these FAQs for other functionality:

Tools may appear in Ultra under another name or form and with different functionality and customizations. These will be noted under comments. Please review linked documentation for additional information.

Don't see a tool listed? Please open an RT ticket to inquire or post your question to the Blackboard Community (registration required).

A simplified list appears on Blackboard's support site. This list was last updated on December 6, 2018.

Original ToolUltra ToolStatusAnticipated Release & Comments
AchievementsTBDIN RESEARCHComing to Ultra. No timeline yet.
Adaptive ReleaseConditional AvailabilityDEPLOYEDDate/time & performance-based release available now. Batch edit visibility. More coming to Ultra.
Anonymous GradingAnonymous GradingDEPLOYEDAvailable as of September 2018
AnnouncementsCourse AnnouncementsDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Course announcement now available.
Messages can also be sent without replies allowed.
AttendanceAttendanceDEPLOYEDNative attendance in Blackboard. Qwickly Attendance is also available for Ultra courses.
BlogsTBDIN RESEARCHComing to Ultra. No timeline yet.
CalendarCalendarDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Additional calendar options are planned.
ContactsTBDDISCONTINUED IN ULTRA
Content CollectionContent CollectionDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Additional capabilities are planned for Learn Ultra.
Content EditorContent EditorDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Additional capabilities are planned for Learn Ultra.
Course Analytics / ReportsCourse ReportsN/AAvailable now. Some analytics are embedded.
Exact details of reports vary between Original & Ultra courses 
Course LinkTBDIN RESEARCHComing to Ultra. No timeline yet.
Course MessagesMessagesDEPLOYEDAvailable now.
Course ReportsCourse Reports
Student Activity 
DEPLOYED

Available now. Might not be visible until student data is generated.
Exact details of reports vary between Original & Ultra courses.

Course SurveysTBDIN RESEARCHComing to Ultra. No timeline yet.
Date ManagementBatch Edit -> DatesDEPLOYEDPhase 1 supports batch editing due dates. Additional options are planned.
Delegated GradingTBDDEPLOYEDComing to Ultra. Estimated Q1 2019+
DiscussionsDiscussionsDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Additional capabilities are planned for Learn Ultra.
FilesFilesDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Upload files from desktop or cloud storage.
FoldersFoldersDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Limited to two folders deep.
GlossaryTBDDISCONTINUED IN ULTRA
GoalsGoalsDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Goal Reporting is planned for Ultra Courses.
Grade CenterGradebookDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Additional capabilities are planned for Ultra Courses.
GroupsCourse GroupsDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Available now for Assignments, Tests & Discussions.
Groups can be created for course management purposes. Enhancements expected.
Items & BlankPagesDocumentsDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Additional capabilities are planned for Ultra Courses.
JournalsTBDIN RESEARCHComing to Ultra. No timeline yet.
Learning ModulesLearning ModulesDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Additional capabilities are planned for Ultra Courses.
Performance DashboardTBDDISCONTINUED IN ULTRA
Publisher IntegrationsContent MarketIN DEVELOPMENTComing to Ultra. Timeline varies. Vendors are updating integrations for Ultra Courses.
Please check with your publisher or open an RT ticket to inquire about the status of your preferred tool.
Retention CenterTBDN/AInformation repurposed through Activity Stream 
RosterRosterDEPLOYEDAvailable now 
RubricsRubricsDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Limited to percentage and percentage-range.
Additional capabilities are planned for Ultra Courses.
SafeAssignSafeAssignDEPLOYEDAvailable now. SafeAssign is available for Assignments & Test Essay questions in Ultra Courses.
SafeAssign for Discussions is planned for Q1 2019+
Self & Peer AssessmentsTBDIN DEVELOPMENTComing to Ultra. Estimated Q4 2018+
Send EmailMessagesDISCONTINUED IN ULTRAFunctioning as designed. Messages can be emailed.
Users may also choose to receive notifications via Email
Student PreviewTBDIN RESEARCHComing to Ultra. No timeline yet.
TasksTBDDISCONTINUED IN ULTRA
Tests & Test PoolsTests & Reuse QuestionsDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Some question types are not available.
Additional capabilities are planned for Ultra Courses.
User ProfileUser ProfileDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Additional capabilities are planned.
Web LinkWeb LinkDEPLOYEDAvailable now. Some tools & links are supported as Teaching Tools via LTI Connection.
WikisTBDDISCONTINUED IN ULTRA