Category Archives: Warnings

YouTube Changes

Due to changes made by YouTube/Google, the YouTube mashup feature is not currently working in Blackboard. The current workaround from Blackboard is as follows:

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Upcoming Blackboard Changes

On Friday, May 8th, we are moving Blackboard to new servers and upgrading the application. In anticipation of that move, we are now in the process of preparing the system. We will announce these changes through SpiderBytes and emails to … Continue reading

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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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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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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 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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UR Blackboard Maintenance May 30th

Blackboard will be unavailable for a 30 minute outage tonight at 10 PM. This short outage is necessary to apply security updates to our database server. Please know the system will not be available between 10PM and 10:30 PM and … Continue reading

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Network Outage

Over Memorial Day Weekend there will be a 24-hour outage for the data centers, starting Saturday May 24th at 8:00 am. During this time all network equipment and servers will be disconnected  for approximately 24 hours (this includes email, Internet, Banner, … Continue reading

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