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Student Enrollment Removed from Fall 2014 Blackboard Courses Feb. 19

On February  19th, instructors’ students will be disappearing from last semester’s Blackboard courses. These courses have IDs that begin with 201410_.  So if you are an instructor using Blackboard and haven’t gotten around to archiving your courses and you want to … Continue reading

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Course Copy

Sometimes it is desirable to copy a course from a previous semester and then make changes to the new course. This is done through the course copy feature in Blackboard. First, go into the OLD course and then select “Packages … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Blackboard Mobile Not Working

UPDATE: Blackboard Mobile app is now back up and working. If you have problems connecting, please log out of the app and then log back in. The Blackboard Mobile app is currently not working at this time. We have contacted … Continue reading

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Course Removal Request

To request removal of a Blackboard course, please follow these few steps. Go to http://blackboard.richmond.edu and look to the right of the log-in screen. You will see a link to “Faculty Blackboard Course Request System”. Click on that link. On … Continue reading

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UR Blackboard Maintenance Friday October 24th

UPDATE: Blackboard is back online earlier than expected. Thank you for your patience for this important security update. If you have any problems, please contact blackboard@richmond.edu. Blackboard will be unavailable for an outage Friday, October 24th beginning at 10 PM. … Continue reading

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Email Issue with Blackboard Grade Center

There is a known issue where sending an email from within the Grade Center produces an error. We are working with Blackboard on this issue. Until a solution is in place you should use the email feature found under course … Continue reading

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UR Blackboard Maintenance October 10th

Blackboard will be unavailable for an outage October 10th beginning at 10 PM this Friday. This outage is necessary to apply security updates to our servers. Please know the system will not be available between 10PM and 6:00 AM and … Continue reading

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Blackboard Problem

Today Blackboard experienced an hour long outage due to an unexpected error. We apologize for any inconvenience this caused our users. The system is not back up and we are looking into the cause for the outage.

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UR Blackboard Maintenance July 31st

UPDATE: Blackboard is back up. If you experience any problems, please contact blackboard@richmond.edu for support. Blackboard will be unavailable for a 1 hour outage July 31st at 10 PM. This short outage is necessary to apply security updates to our … Continue reading

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Blackboard Spam

Please be aware that University Community members have received a spam or phishing email from an illegitimate source. Please delete the email without any response or clicking on any link. A screenshot of the email is below.

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