Monday, August 15, 2016

Blackboard software upgrade: Wed. Aug. 17 at 7:00 a.m.

Major software upgrade on our Blackboard system is due. This action is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 17.Blackboard system is going to be taken down with plan to return online and become available on Thursday, August 18, at 9:00 a.m.

If you plan to use Blackboard system in this time, please observe the following:

Please close your session and log out before 7:00 on Wednesday; you risk loss of data and your work otherwise.

Please check this blog for status of the work on system upgrade. This blog will reflect possible changes in status of this work and announce availability of the Blackboard system.

This upgrade is consisting of several phases and if the system appears to be online, that does not necessarily mean that work is finished. Interruption in service may resume at any time and it won’t be specifically announced. Please check this blog to make sure that system is available before you start using Blackboard again.

Users won’t notice changes in the way Blackboard works. If you experience problems after the system upgrade, please report these in usual way (contact IDS, open help desk ticket).

Thank you for your cooperation,


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