Monday, April 27, 2009

Blackboard Status

No issues reported at this time.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Blackboard Status

No issues reported at this time.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Blackboard Maintenance

We apologize for the inconvenience but the Blackboard system will be unavailable for SCHEDULED maintenance on Friday, April 24th from 12AM to 4AM. For more information, please contact your Blackboard Support team at 970-351-4357 or blackboard.support@unco.edu.


Blackboard will be performing emergency pro-active maintenance within the VA3 datacenter networking stack. The maintenance involves a critical firmware update and reset of network switches, thereby increasing overall reliability and stability. During this period, clients hosted at the VA3 datacenter will experience up to three short periods (limited to a few minutes each) of network inactivity or delayed access to their hosted sites. 


Thursday, April 16, 2009

Blackboard Status

No issues reported at this time.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Blackboard Maintenance

We apologize for the inconvenience but the Blackboard system will be unavailable for SCHEDULED maintenance on Thursday, April 16th from 5AM to 7AM.  Please contact your Blackboard Support team at 970-351-4357 or blackboard.support@unco.edu.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Blackboard Status

No issues reported at this time.

Friday, April 3, 2009

 Faculty and Staff,

UNC must renew the Blackboard contract no later than June 30, 2009. Conversations, currently taking place with Blackboard, indicate a substantial fee increase. The increase is primarily due to the upsurge of disk space. While the additional disk space may be due to richer content (video files, etc.) and a higher adoption rate of Blackboard, it is also believed that there are many Blackboard courses on the system that are no longer needed or in use. 

Instructors can help limit the increased fees, imposed by Blackboard, by archiving (electronically saving your course to another university maintained system such as Beardrive or storage media (DVD or CD, etc.)). For your convenience, IT has created instructions on how to archive a course, please visit SupportU. Remember, archived courses can easily be retrieved should you need access to this material in the future. We thank you for your cooperation.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Internet Explorer 8 Incompatibility

Internet Explorer 8 is currently incompatible with Blackboard 7.3. Please uninstall version 8 and use 7 or use an alternative browser such as Mozilla Firefox.