When is it Happening?
The upgrade is set to begin after the fall and before the spring term, on Monday, 26 December 2016, at 10:00 PM. Blackboard will be unavailable to all students, faculty, and staff during the upgrade, which should conclude by Tuesday, 27 December, 5:00 PM.
What is Happening?
We’re bringing Blackboard up to date. Blackboard named this application update Quarter Two (Q2) 2016. It will fix many bugs, bring Blackboard to Java 8, introduce Value Rubrics, and eliminate two features – Virtual Chat and Virtual Classroom.