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  • SU2017 Courses Restored to Main Blackboard Site

    Final step in cloud transition
    All SU2017 courses, which operated in a separate environment during the full Blackboard transition to the cloud, were successfully restored to the UMBC's main Blackboard site in mid-FA2017, per...
    Posted: November 21, 2017 1:26 PM
  • Blackboard Cloud Migration Completed on July 7

    System restored to full service
    DoIT is pleased to announce the completion of the Blackboard cloud migration. During the downtime window, Blackboard engineers and DoIt staff migrated nearly 21,000 courses and more than 800...
    Posted: July 7, 2017 2:32 PM
  • Blackboard Down for Cloud Migration June 30 - July 8

    Summer courses remain ONLINE during this period
    click here to access summer courses Per DoIT’s March 8 and April 28 announcements, Blackboard engineers will migrate the primary UMBC Blackboard site (blackboard.umbc.edu) beginning at 12:01...
    Posted: June 7, 2017 3:28 PM
  • 7 Things to Remember During the Bb Cloud Migration

    Essential tips for summer faculty
    This summer, UMBC takes Blackboard to the cloud. Summer courses will be hosted in a separate environment while we prepare for the migration of our main site. Here are seven important things to...
    Posted: May 5, 2017 10:59 AM
  • SU17 Courses Created on Separate Bb Server on April 18

    Summer courses using new cloud environment
    Blackboard course shells for SU2017 were created on April 18, 2017, on a separate Bb server. Why? In preparation for UMBC’s migration to Blackboard’s new cloud infrastructure, summer courses will...
    Posted: April 28, 2017 3:56 PM
  • UMBC takes Blackboard to the cloud

    Summer migration for improved services & next gen tools
    During the Summer 2017 term, UMBC will migrate its learning management system currently hosted by Blackboard to Blackboard’s new cloud infrastructure known as Software as a Service (SaaS)....
    Posted: March 8, 2017 10:45 AM
  • Reminder: UMBC Moving to Blackboard Managed Hosting (MH)

    myUMBC Bb, blackboard.umbc.edu point to MH on 12/29/14
    To UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff, As the semester and year come to a close, we wanted to share highlights from the most recent DoIT News Update. First, as previously announced,...
    Posted: December 16, 2014 11:25 AM