Blackboard is scheduled for regular maintenance Fridays from 4PM-6PM.
In addition, Blackboard hosting has a regular weekly maintenance window on Fridays from 2AM-6AM.
Please do not do any work on the server at that time.
The Youtube mashup in Blackboard is no longer working due to a technical issue between Blackboard’s application and YouTube. Older material will still display in the Mashup – however, any new YouTube content will not display. You can, however, still add YouTube videos by copying out the url of the video and inserting it as a link. If you would like help with any of this functionality please email email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
If you are a student and are having issues logging in directly to Blackboard please try logging into MYRIC and clicking on the Blackboard link.
If you can't login through MYRIC please visit the Student Account Page.
If you need help with your account, please contact the helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 401-456-8803.
We will be upgrading Blackboard to Service Pack 14 beginning August 7th at 8pm and ending on August 8th at 10pm.
Blackboard will be unavailable during this entire window – please plan your Blackboard work around these times.
Service Pack 14 will have the same look and functionality as the previous version with some updated features. After the upgrade has been completed, your course designs, course materials, etc. will remain unchanged. There is nothing that you must do as a result of the upgrade.
After the upgrade, you may wish to explore some of the new features, such as:
For more information regarding the upgrade, click here: http://www.ric.edu/toolbox/BB9/information/bb_upgrade-update.htm