Thursday, January 3, 2008

Blackboard down for maintenance, 1/4 - 1/8/08

Reminder, Blackboard will be down for maintenance 1/4 – 1/8/08.  (Not even Bb Administrators can access the system during these dates to process course requests.)
Here is the schedule:

Bb OFFLINE to all users January 4-8, 2008
(archive of classes, purge assessment data, delete all enrolled students)
    •    Bb Online for faculty January 8-14, 2008 to delete tests & other course updates
    •    Bb Online for faculty January 15, 2008 (deleting tests is no longer allowed)
    •    Flex Workshops January 16, 17-18, 2008
    •    Begin enrolling students based on submitted requests January 17, 2008
    •    Classes begin January 22, 2008

PLEASE NOTE:  The “Remove” function will be activated in the Test Manager from 1/8 through 1/14.  This is your only opportunity to remove old/unwanted tests and pools from your course!