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  • Faculty Can Make Blackboard Courses Available in 2-Clicks

    Streamline Course Availability & Announcement Postings
    Qwickly is new tool deployed to faculty in Blackboard during the summer. It was designed to dramatically simplify the workflow of common tasks frequently performed by faculty. One great example is...
    Posted: August 20, 2015 1:16 PM
  • Blackboard Downtime Scheduled Sat. Morning, July 18 2-5 AM

    Essential system updates & routine maintenance expected
    Blackboard engineers will perform essential system updates and routine maintenance on Saturday morning, July 18, 2015 from 2 AM - 5 AM. Blackboard will be offline during this period.  This...
    Posted: July 13, 2015 10:53 AM
  • Blackboard Downtime Scheduled Saturday May 23, 2 AM - 5 AM

    Minor system updates & routine maintenance expected
    Blackboard engineers will perform minor system updates and routine maintenance on Saturday morning, May 23, 2015 from 2 AM - 5 AM. Blackboard will be offline during this period. If our Blackboard...
    Posted: May 5, 2015 11:07 AM
  • Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance Scheduled Mar 13, 2-6 AM

    Brief Impact to Service Sessions Expected
    Date: Friday, March 13th, 2015 Time: 02:00 am to 06:00 am EDT On Friday morning, March 13th, 2015, between the hours of 02:00 am to 06:00 am EST, the Blackboard Managed Hosting Engineers will...
    Posted: March 6, 2015 8:16 AM
  • Blackboard Downtime Scheduled Saturday Feb 28, 2 AM - 4 AM

    Routine maintenance expected
    Blackboard engineers will perform server maintenance on Saturday morning, February 28, 2015 from 2 AM - 4 AM. Blackboard will be offline during this period.  In preparation for this downtime:...
    Posted: February 20, 2015 5:37 PM
  • Blackboard Downtime Scheduled Wednesday Feb 4, 2 AM - 4 AM

    Maintenance will resolve time zone issue
    Blackboard engineers will perform a server update on Wednesday morning, February 4, 2015 from 2 AM - 4 AM. Blackboard will be offline during this period.  During this downtime, our system will...
    Posted: February 3, 2015 9:07 AM
  • Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled Friday Jan 30, 12:01 AM-6AM

    Blackboard will be offline from 1AM - 5AM during this period
    Blackboard engineers will perform infrastructure maintenance at the datacenter where we are hosted on Friday, January 30, 2015 from 12:01 AM - 6AM.  Blackboard itself will also be offline from...
    Posted: January 23, 2015 12:54 PM
  • Fall 2014 Blackboard Down For Maintenance, 12-5 PM EST

    Winter Courses Remain Online & Available
    UPDATE: The Fall 2014 course site is back online after less than 2 hours of maintenance. The legacy UMBC Blackboard site, which currently hosts Fall 2014 courses until they are migrated to our...
    Posted: January 7, 2015 10:20 AM
  • Bb Communities Moving to Managed Hosting in late January

    Phase 2 of Migration includes Fall 2014 Courses
    During Phase 2 of UMBC's move to managed hosting, Blackboard communities will be migrated along with Fall 2014 courses. This move will take place during mid-January, after final grades are...
    Posted: January 5, 2015 2:18 PM
  • Blackboard Low-Impact Maintenance Scheduled Jan 9, 2-6 AM

    Service Interruption Not Expected
    Date: Friday, January 09th, 2015 Time: 02:00 am to 06:00 am EST On Friday, January 09th, 2015 between the hours of 02:00 am to 06:00 am EST, the Managed Hosting Engineers will be performing...
    Posted: December 31, 2014 2:32 PM