Blackboard 9.1 SP 14 Transition

Blackboard Transition

Our Blackboard system is being upgraded to service pack 14! This new version introduces several beneficial enhancements and new features.

  • Click on Top 8 to learn more about some of our favorite enhancements
  • Click on Training to access face-to-face and online training
  • Click on FAQ for answers to commonly asked questions
  • Click on Contact Us to get in touch with DEIS.

Preview the New Version

  1. Log into the current Blackboard
  2. Access the Blackboard Upgrade Community under My Organizations

The Transition Timeline

Note: An email will be sent and this site will be updated if this timetable changes.

  • Now: Submit your Summer 2014 course copy requests.
  • May 14, 2014 at 6:00 AM: Blackboard begins the upgrade process. Expected downtime is 18 hours.
  • May 15, 2014 mid-afternoon: we anticipate Blackboard coming back online for all users.
  • May 22, 2014 around 7:30 AM: Student enrollments will be added to full term and first term Summer 2014 courses.
  • May 26, 2014: First official day of Summer semester 2014 - though this is Memorial Day holiday and campus will be closed
  • May 27, 2014: First day of actual class

Some New Features