Category Archives: Bb Maintenance

Blackboard Avatar Workaround

The avatar feature in Bb has been turned off since the May upgrade because the latest version of the tool could potentially share ECU user IDs/email addresses to Bb 3rd party vendors. We don’t want that sharing feature, so we turned it off.  The workaround below allows faculty and students to add avatars BUT does have some limitations. First off, […]

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4/17 8am Blackboard Planned Downtime

System/Service: Blackboard When: Sunday, April 17th, 8:00am – 10:00am Description: Blackboard will be unavailable on Sunday, April 17th from 8:00am to 10:00am while our technicians perform maintenance on the site. To check the authenticity of this e-mail: Visit www.ecu.edu, and click on the “Help Desk” link under the “Quick Links” section on the right-hand side. This will take you to […]

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Downtime: Blackboard

Downtime: Blackboard When: Sunday, August 17 / 9:00am-11:00am Blackboard will be unavailable between 9:00am and 11:00am on Sunday morning during our normal maintenance window.   Downtime: Citrix When: Sunday, August 17 / 6:00am-12:00pm Citrix will experience a brief interruption in service between 6:00am and 12:00 noon Sunday during our normal maintenance window. To check the authenticity of this e-mail: Visit […]

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Summer 2014 Blackboard Upgrade starting on 5/12 redirect page

5/12/2014 7:31am Updates 5/12 – 3:36pm – on schedule. Hello ECU Faculty, Staff and Students –  You have been redirected to this page because ECU’s Blackboard system is currently down for a minor feature refresh upgrade.  The planned downtime window is from 5/12 – 5/16.  During this downtime anyone who attempts to access https://blackboard.ecu.edu will be re directed to this blog post. That is […]

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Blackboard Upgrade

Hello ECU Faculty, Staff and Students – [Blackboard is back up as of 5/13/2013, 4 pm] You have been redirected to this page because ECU’s Blackboard system is currently down for a small upgrade.  The planned downtime window is from 5/11/13 (12:30pm) through 5/13/13 (5pm).  During this downtime anyone who attempts to access https://blackboard.ecu.edu will be re directed to this blog post. […]

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