Blackboard (Faculty) - Portfolios: Share a Portfolio with an External User

This document provides an overview of how to share a portfolio with an external user (a user outside of SIUE).

  • Navigate to the Portfolio tool
    • My Portfolios in Global Navigation

      My Portfolio is the repository for your portfolios. From this page, you can also view portfolios that were shared with you.

      1. Click on the arrow next to your name in the upper right corner of the Blackboard screen.

      2. Choose Tools from the dropdown menu.

        Global Navigation

      3. Click Portfolios.


      4. You will be on the My Portfolio Page.

        Portfolio page

      Shared Portfolios

      Shared Portfolios are portfolios that Blackboard users (students or other faculty) have shared with you. To see these:

      1. Click on the Shared with Me button.

        Share with me button

      2. Click the View link at the bottom of the shared portfolio box to open and view the portfolio.

On the My Portfolios screen (see steps above for help navigating to this screen), do the following:

  1. Click More at the bottom of the portfolio, then click Share.

  2. Click Share a Snapshot with.
  3. Click External Users.

    Share with External Users

  4. Enter the users email address. (
  5. Add any additional text to the subject or message of the email.
  6. Check the "Send Copy of message to self" box.
  7. Click the Submit button at the top or the bottom of the page.

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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, portfolio, portfolios   Doc ID:61803
Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-09 16:49 CDTUpdated:2020-03-02 10:40 CDT
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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