At the system level and within the course view, the Ultra Experience looks the same in every course and at every institution. UMBC cannot change the style or function of the Ultra Experience.

CustomizationOriginalUltraComments
Upload course bannerYesYesYou can upload a course banner that is at least 1200 x 240 pixels.
See → How do I add a banner image to my Ultra course?
Add to course menuYesNoThe course outline functions as your course menu.
Customize menu styleYesNoThe course outline functions as your course menu and there are no styles to select.
Turning tools on or offYesNo

Core Blackboard tools cannot be disabled.
The Bb system admin controls which licensed tools and integrations are available in all courses.
Instructors choose which tools to deploy in the content areas.

Select course themeNoNoUnder consideration for Ultra courses. No timeline yet.
Fonts & colorsYesNoFunctioning as designed to support accessibility.
You can customize some colors and fonts in an Ultra Document, but not folder or learning module titles.
This list will be updated as further items are identified. Last updated on July 31, 2022.