- Grade Center and Student Submission Issue
- Ongoing phishing attempts target Blackboard users
- Instructors: are your student photos not showing up?
- Course Copy
- Group By Terms
- Embed YouTube Videos into Blackboard
- UPDATE: UR Blackboard Maintenance Friday July 17th
- Blackboard Availability Issue and Restart at 3pm Today (Monday, July 6)!
- Student Enrollment Removed from Spring 2015 Blackboard Courses July 3
- YouTube Changes
Category Archives: Warnings
Recent phishing scams directed at Blackboard users at the University of Richmond and other universities attempt to trick users into logging in to a fake Outlook Web Access or Blackboard page. All of these attempts are made to look like … Continue reading
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:
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Blackboard will be unavailable for an outage Friday, October 24th beginning at 10 PM. … Continue reading
UPDATE: The system is back up and all maintenance is complete. If any problems or questions arise, please email email@example.com. Blackboard will be unavailable for an outage Friday, October 16th beginning at 10 PM. This outage is part of our … Continue reading
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
UPDATE: Blackboard is back up. If you experience any problems, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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.