Yearly Archives: 2014

Summer & Fall Course Availability for Instructors in Blackboard

Summer 2014 courses will be available to instructors in the new Blackboard system on 3/10.  Fall 2014 courses will be available to instructors in the new Blackboard system on 3/31.  To access the new Blackboard system, please visit:   For additional information on when courses appear and disappear in Blackboard, please see:

Internet Explorer 11 and Blackboard

On February 11th, 2014, Microsoft released Cumulative Security Update, MS14-010.  This security update causes Internet Explorer 11 to crash when an instructor accesses any Blackboard Learn course that has Edit Mode turned on.  This security update was pushed (by Microsoft) to all Windows users with IE11.  More information about the security update can be found here: Blackboard technical support has identified a workaround for this issue, and we

Trouble Accessing SafeAssign in Blackboard

If you experience trouble accessing SafeAssign on Blackboard, the error you receive may be due to your browser’s cookie settings. If when you try to access SafeAssign you see the following error, please follow the directions provided below. If your SafeAssign issue does not match the conditions listed below, please contact the Blackboard Administrator. Specific Error: The cause of this error is the blocking of 3rd-party cookies by your

Blackboard Upgrade May ’14

On May 5, 2014 we will be upgrading to Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 13.  Checkout the video below to see just a few of Blackboard’s exciting new features. Are you ready for the Upgrade? Here are some simple steps to help prepare. Log-in to the new Blackboard NOW and check it out.  Instructors bookmark the new Blackboard log-in page so you can easily find it when it comes time

Java Advisory for Blackboard Users

Certain features in Blackboard Learn rely on Java to work. The recent java update contains security requirements that require changes to Blackboard Learn. Blackboard is currently making the necessary fixes and plans to release the fixes to institutions on January 21.