Tech Talk: ITS Newsletter

Blackboard Learn Upgrade & Campus Network Maintenance,
Dec 12 – 16

December, 2017

Blackboard Learn

  • Tuesday, December 12th at 5 p.m. through December 15th at 11:59 p.m., Blackboard will be down for critical patching. Blackboard might be periodically available but may go down at any time until the upgrade window has completed. If the upgraded is completed prior to December 15th at 11:59 p.m., an announcement will be posted on the Blackboard homepage: 

Campus Network Maintenance

  • Friday, December 15th at 5:30 p.m., the campus will lose connectivity to off-campus resources for up to 5 minutes.
  • Saturday, December 16th from 8 a.m. through 11 a.m., the campus wireless infrastructure will be patched which necessitates the restart of all wireless access points. Expect wireless interruptions during this time.
  • Saturday, December 16th, 11 a.m. through 7 p.m., additional network maintenance will be performed. We do not anticipate any downtime.

Thank you for your patience as we work to perform these critical maintenance activities. If you have any questions, please contact the Technology Assistance Center at 910.962.4357.