Blackboard to undergo scheduled maintenance April 22-23
April 14, 2004
Blackboard will undergo a scheduled outage for maintenance during the break between winter semester and spring term. The system will be unavailable from 9 p.m. Thursday, April 22, until midnight Friday, April 23. This outage has been scheduled to coincide with Commencement. Once maintenance is completed, instructors will still have a few days to finish preparing winter semester grades prior to the submission deadline, April 28 at noon.
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