When is it Happening?
The upgrade is set to begin after the spring and before the summer term, on Thursday, May 3 2018, at Midnight. Blackboard will be unavailable to all students, faculty, and staff during the upgrade, which should conclude no later than 11:59 PM Thursday, May 3 2018. Blackboard will be made available again earlier if possible.
What is Happening?
We’re bringing Blackboard up to date. Blackboard named this application update Quarter Four (Q4) 2017 Cumulative Update 2. It will fix a variety of bugs, and also includes some small feature upgrades. The ability to delete grade center columns in bulk is the most notable feature upgrade in this release. You can see a full description of what is included in this release by following the link above.