Browser Issue with Safari

The latest version of Safari causes problems uploading content to Blackboard. It is recommended that you use either Chrome or Firefox instead. This is a known issue with Blackboard, Inc. and will be resolved in a future release. If you have any questions, please contact for support.

New Course Merge Tool

 Information about merging and unmerging your Blackboard Courses. Why Use It Instructors may use the Course Merge Tool when they want to merge enrollments of two sections of the same course (same department and catalog number) or merging different types of courses (two different departments and catalog numbers). Some instructors would rather manage class enrollments […]

Problem seeing document in Blackboard Grade Center

The Univeristy of Richmond updated to the New Box View service over winter break. A problem viewing documents as arisen so when a user goes into the Inline Grading interface within Blackboard Learn the New Box View service does not load. Instead the user sees a blank space in place of the iframe containing the […]

Required Emergency System Maintenance Wed, 1/10 at 6:30 AM

Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. While programs are typically not permitted to read data from other programs, a malicious program can exploit Meltdown and Spectre to get hold of secrets stored in the memory of other […]

UR Blackboard Maintenance, December 29th

Blackboard will be unavailable for routine monthly maintenance Friday, December 29, beginning at 6 p.m. Please know the system will not be available between 6 p.m. and approximately 11 p.m. and no changes will be made to course content but there WILL be a change in the inline grading feature. This feature is used to […]

Inline Grading Change in Blackboard

After the maintenance on December 29th, the following change will be reflected in the inline grading feature in Blackboard. Crocodoc transition to New Box View Blackboard’s current service for the implementation of inline grading is through the Crocodoc API, andBox Inc. has decided to discontinue it. The end-of-life date for the Crocodoc API is January 15, 2018. As a result, Blackboard has updated their inline grading capability to leverage the New Box View […]