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Blackboard Faculty Tools Outage – RESOLVED »

Blackboard Faculty Tools is now available.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Blackboard Faculty Tools is currently unavailable.  Learning Systems and WebServices are currently working on a resolution. . . .

Blackboard Faculty Updates – Fall 2018 »

Welcome back, Blackboard Faculty! Here are just a couple of announcements and reminders from Learning Systems for Fall 2018. We wish you much success and we're always here to help: elearning@vcu.edu Blackboard upgrade completed in Spring 2018 Blackboard was upgraded to 9.1 Q4 2017 back in May and here's the rundown of all the new features and enha . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 »

Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 Begin Time: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 12:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 6:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details:  Blackboard will be unavailable during this window.  Blackboard will make all efforts to keep this servi . . .

Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance – Sunday, August 5th, 2018 »

We received the following alert from Blackboard: Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Sunday, August 5th, 2018 Begin Time: Sunday, August 5th, 2018 12:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Sunday, August 5th, 2018 10:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: Please note, On Sunday, August 5th, 2018, all Collaborate Origina . . .

Blackboard Service Interruption Possible – Thursday, July 26, 2018, 2am – 6am »

We have received the following notice from Blackboard: Subject: Emergency Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Possible Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018 Time: 02:00am - 06:00am EDT On Thursday, July 26, 2018, between the hours of 2:00 AM and 6:00 AM Eastern Time, Blackboard Managed Hosting Engineers will be performing emergency maintenance . . .

Known Issue: Collaborate Ultra session attendees using Firefox version 61 and above »

Issue Description: Collaborate Ultra session attendees using Firefox version 61 and above cannot be heard by other session attendees. Expected result: the Firefox user is heard by others in the session. Actual result: the Firefox user is not heard by others in the session. Session attendees using Firefox 61 and above cannot be heard by . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Friday, June 29th, 2018 »

We received the following alert from Blackboard: Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Friday, June 29th, 2018 Begin Time: Friday, June 29th, 2018 12:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, June 29th, 2018 6:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: On Friday, June 29th, 2018 between the hours of 12:00 am to 06:00 am . . .

Blackboard Login Issues – June 27, 2018 »

Some in the VCU community are experiencing issues with logging into some VCU online services. The issue has been identified and corrected but it is expected to take some time to propagate across all authentication and online services. If you have tried to log into a service and been denied, please wait and try again. This outage temporarily affected . . .

VoiceThread Maintenance – Wednesday, July 4th from 12:00 AM to 1:00 AM »

Begin Time: Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 12:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 01:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Voicethread will be performing system updates on Wednesday, July 4 from 12:00 AM (midnight) to 1:00 AM EDT (UTC -4).  VoiceThread will NOT be available for this period. Kind Regards, VCU Blackboard Team blackbo . . .

Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance – Friday, June 8th, 2018 »

We received the following alert from Blackboard: Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Friday, June 8th, 2018 Begin Time: Friday, June 8th, 2018 2:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, June 8th, 2018 6:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: On Friday, June 8, 2018, Blackboard will be performing infrastructure main . . .

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