Archive | Advisories

August 2022: New Blackboard App

Blackboard student app and Blackboard instructor app are now combined into one Blackboard app. The new app combines what were formally student and instructor applications into one version allowing reducing complexities of managing multiple apps for Instructors and Students, whilst providing greater levels of capabilities in respect to course engagement, assessment and grading as the […]

July 14 2022: Kaltura Update

Migration to Kaltura (myMedia) Cloud was completed on June 29. When you access myMedia in the Tools menu, your past videos will populate. Course Embed Links, “ACCESS DENIED“ video links will be relinked by vendor. This may take some time.  For immediate resolve, re embed the videos in the course. Contact for assistance. If […]

Winter Term Semester closing date

This is a reminder for those Faculty that all Winter course shell associated to the timetable have the term date set to close on May 4 2022. For course availability extension, please submit Course Extension request.

March 16, 2022

All Courses under 2018 Term Dates will be archived and deleted from Blackboard on April 1, 2022. If you want to keep a copy, see instructions on how to Export or Archive & Import Course. For more assistance, contact and mention 2018 courses in the subject line.

Kaltura Annual update

When: Saturday, August 22,2020 4:00 am to August 23, 2020 12:59 PM. Impact: Users will not be able to view, upload or access Kaltura media in Blackboard (my Class) or UFV Mediaspace, or on any location where media is embedded. *Blackboard Learn (myClass) will be available and can be accessed during the update. What’s new […]

Collaborate Support Bulletin/Security Advisory

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (web conference) has rescheduled and will be performing unplanned infrastructure maintenance Friday. March 26, starting 10 pm to Saturday March 28, 2 am

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (Web Conference) Version Release 20.02

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra will be unavailable for 4 hours for the update. Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020, starting  from 11:00 PM PST to Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:00 AM PST. now moderators, instructors, and administrators can download a session’s Poll report. This report includes the poll question and how each attendee responded. minor improvements to […]

Blackboard (myClass) Outage – Plan Accordingly

What is happening? When planning for next semester, be aware Blackboard will be down for maintenance and not available from Tuesday, April 28, 2020 through Friday, May 1, 2020. Please ensure that students are not required to complete online coursework, upload assignments, or complete tests/exams during this period. What do I need to do? Schedule all rooms, […]

Blackboard Maintenance : Archiving

We are in the process of having Blackboard archive all courses with the designated term date 201405 to 201609. The next step will be to delete the courses from your list of courses. The courses will be archived but will not be readily accessible. If you do want to have a copy of your course […]

myClass ( Blackboard) Update

Incident occurred Monday Oct 7 2019. Blackboard experienced a DNS issue resulting in a service interruption to your environment which lasted around 1 hr from 2.40pm to 3:40pm.