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Blackboard Course Shell Request Form

What is this request for?

The purpose of this request form is to request a new course shell to be created in our production server to start developing your online/hybrid/face-to-face course. Faculty must submit this request form to start designing their next semester's courses.

Please complete the form indicating if a course template would like to be used. The following are available course templates:

  • Module Folder Template (16 modules)
  • Weekly templates (16 weeks)
  • Pantilla de 7 semanas (Español)
  • Pantilla de 16 semanas (Español)


  1. A faculty member will complete this requests for a new course shell to be created for them to start developing their courses.
  2. Once the course shell is created, the COLTT Help Desk will inform the faculty the shell is ready for use.

Note: Please allow 24 hours for this process to be completed.