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Update to Blackboard Coming in May

On Friday, May 4, Blackboard will undergo several updates to strengthen data security and fix issues.

Date: 4/30/2018 12:00:00 AM
By: Andrea Rahtz
Phone: (513) 556-1919

UC ingot   Blackboard, the University of Cincinnati's Learning Management System, will be updated in May to ensure the protection of student data and address known issues users may experience.

The update is scheduled for Friday, May 4, beginning at 7 a.m. Changes are expected to take approximately four hours to complete. During this time, Blackboard services will be unavailable, but are anticipated to be restored by 11 a.m.

Scheduling considerations have taken into account grade submissions and course preparation for spring and summer semesters. 

If you experience any difficulties within Blackboard before or after the update, please see IT@UC’s 1-2-3 Support Options which include the IT@UC Knowledge Base, 24/7 Canopy Support, and the Help Desk available at (513) 556-HELP (4357). You may also report issues online by submitting a UCIT Helpdesk ticket

For more detailed information about the Blackboard upgrade occurring Friday, May 4, please visit the Blackboard Update webpage.

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