Blackboard Upgrade Underway!
You should have received emails alerting you to Blackboard’s upgrade this weekend, or you may have seen the announcement on the Blackboard log in page. That upgrade period is now underway. We expect Blackboard to be available to users again no later than 8pm on Sunday May 22. Updates about the upgrade status can be found here: https://www.vanderbilt.edu/blackboard/about/known-issues/
On May 21, 2016 starting at 8pm, Blackboard became unavailable in order to update to a more recent version of the system. This update will provide several feature enhancements, but the user interface will be unchanged. We are updating from the April 2014 Blackboard release to the Q4 2015 version. Please note that Blackboard will be unavailable between 8pm on Saturday, May 21st, and 8pm on Sunday, May 22nd, while the update is applied. Instructors teaching during that time are advised to bear this in mind when setting course schedules and assignment deadlines. If you have questions about the update or any Blackboard support needs, please contact the Blackboard support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.