For reasons unknown at this time, Blackboard stopped accepting log ins. Thank you for your contribution to this blog and notifying ITS of this problem. Alternative possibility is to open helpdesk ticket using http://helpdesk.udmercy.edu.
Full Blackboard service was re-established by 1 p.m. ITS is working on identifying of problem source to prevent possible future incidents of this kind.
Sorry for inconvenience caused by this service outage,