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ePortfolio (Mahara) Maintenance
Wednesday, December 02 7:00 PM
Wednesday, December 02 8:00 PM
The ePortfolio system (
) will be unavailable during this time while we apply necessary updates
Blackboard Migration: Important Access Instructions
Wednesday, December 23 12:00 PM
Sunday, January 24 9:00 AM
During winter break, we are migrating our Blackboard Learning Management System. While this work is being done, please note the important dates below for students and faculty.
Regularly scheduled Fall 2015 courses will be
Wednesday, December 23rd at 12:00PM
Courses that run during the Winter break (anytime between Wednesday, December 23rd and Sunday, January 24th) will become available on the Course Start Date as defined in Banner.
Regularly scheduled Spring 2016 courses will be available on the Course Start Date as defined in Banner or as early as Monday, January 11th (if the instructor makes it available early).
MyPace Portal (
be impacted by this work.
The 6 week incomplete period for Fall 2015 courses will still be in effect.
All courses and communities will be
Wednesday, December 23rd from 12:00PM – 5:00PM
Fall 2015 courses and communities will remain unavailable until Monday, January 11th.
Faculty are strongly encouraged to complete all grading by Tuesday, December 22nd.
Courses that run during the Winter break (anytime between Wednesday, December 23rd and Sunday, January 24th) will be available to faculty at 5:00PM on Wednesday, December 23rd and will open to students automatically on the Course Start Date as defined in Banner.
Spring 2016 courses will remain unavailable to faculty until Monday, January 11th and will be available to students automatically on the Course Start Date as defined in Banner.
Faculty developing Spring 2016 courses are strongly encouraged to begin early because they will not have access to build course materials between Wednesday, December 23rd and Monday, January 11th.
MyPace Portal (
be impacted by this work so faculty can submit grades at any time but are strongly encouraged to submit by Tuesday, December 22nd.
If faculty need access to their Bb Grade Center, they can export it as an Excel file or print it by Tuesday, December 22nd. For detailed steps, watch this Blackboard Video Tutorial on
How to Export the Grade Center
All “I” grades will still automatically change to an “F” grade after the standard 6 week period. However, faculty will be given an additional 2 weeks to submit a Change of Grade form with just faculty signature and with no additional approval/signature required.
For more information on the Blackboard Migration, please visit
Blackboard Learn - Daily Morning Maintenance
Monday-Friday, 6:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Blackboard Learn - Weekly Maintenance
Sunday, 4:00 AM - 4:30 AM
SASSERVPROD and RePortal - Weekly maintenance
Monday, 7:00 AM
General IT Maintenance Window
Sunday, 4:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Windows Updates - Desktops/Laptops
Computers that are on will receive updates; Reboot required
Second Tuesday of each month