Monday, June 25, 2012

SafeAssign Maintenance

We apologize for the inconvenience, but the Blackboard SafeAssign service will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance from 3PM MST to 7PM MST on Friday, 6/29. SafeAssign is being taken offline for a maintenance upgrade. During this period, the Blackboard Safeassign client applications will be unavailable. End-users will not be able to submit papers through SafeAssign during the planned downtime and will receive an error message if they attempt to do so. SafeAssign Originality Reports will not be available to Instructors or Students during the planned downtime, nor will Instructors be able to access SafeAssign DirectSubmit. Use of SafeAssign can continue as normal after the planned downtime is complete. If you have any questions, please contact the Technical Support Center at 970-351-4357, or by e-mail at

Monday, June 11, 2012

Blackboard Maintenance

Blackboard may be unavailable from 11PM on Thursday, June 14th through 4AM on Friday, June 15th for the Managed Hosting Engineers to perform preventive infrastructure maintenance at the VA3 datacenters. This maintenance is not expected to be service-impacting, but Blackboard is notifying UNC in case any intermittent connectivity is experienced during this maintenance window. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Blackboard or the scheduled maintenance, please contact the Technical Support Center at: (970) 351-4357 or via e-mail at: