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University Technology Services

Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled for Dec. 21-23, 2017

Blackboard will be unavailable from 3:30 AM on Thursday, December 21 to 11:59 PM on Saturday, December 23, 2017 in order to install important upgrades.

Following the upgrade, users will see new features and enhancements such as:

  • assignment reminders for students
  • assignment submission receipts
  • enhancements to self and peer assessments
  • a new inline grading tool
  • the ability to drag and drop files and folders
  • instructors can streamline the needs grading process

Users will not be required to take any action following the upgrade, but should be aware that new features will be available. If you have questions, please contact the Service Desk at (803) 777-1800.