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A Tool Link will crate a menu item linking directly to the tool that you've selected. Available tools to link to include My Grades, Adobe Connect Pro, Announcements, Course Reserves, Blogs, Calendar, and many more. All of the tools listed behind the Tools button on the course menu can be added to the course menu as individual buttons.


  1. Click on the plus (+) in the upper left corner of the Course Menu.
    Click plus sign for course menu options.
  2. Create Tool Link.
    Select tool link.
  3. Name the Tool link.
  4. Click on the drop-down arrow and Select the Tool (ex: My Grades).
  5. Select available to users.
    Add Tool Link Options Menu
  6. Click submit.

Sources and Relevant Links

Add New Content Area to Course Menu
Adding an Item
Adding a Web Link