Blackboard Announcements

Blackboard may experience regular maintenance outages between midnight and 4:00 a.m. on Thursday mornings. We appreciate your cooperation and patience during service interruptions.

Additional dates and times for Blackboard unavailability and other Blackboard issues are listed below.

Fall 2017

September 26, 2017 As of 9:30am, Blackboard Learn is currently slow and occasionally non-responsive. Engineers are investigating.
September 14, 2017 Blackboard Learn was slow and intermittently unavailable from approximately 10:50 am to 11:10 am this morning.

​Engineers continue to work with Blackboad support to improve performance.
August 21, 2017 9:15 AM: There is a VCCS system-wide problem that is causing Blackboard users to experience slow or no response when navigating course sites.

TCC was the first VCCS member to notify the system office regarding the problem, and its resolution has been given the highest priority.  We’ll send updates as information becomes available.



Spring 2017

May 2, 2017 Blackboard Learn will be unavailable on Saturday, May 13th from 6pm to midnight in order to upgrade to the Q4 2016 release of the software.
February 6, 2017 According to VCCS, a storage system upgrade will be taking place starting Saturday, February 18th at 8:00 PM and ending Sunday, February 19th at 2:00 AM (6 hours).  During the upgrade, TCC Blackboard Learn will be unavailable.


Fall 2016

September 16, 2016 Blackboard Inc. has issued a security advisory that makes it important for VCCS to perform a system upgrade.

During the upgrade, TCC Blackboard Learn will be unavailable from 6:00 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, October 1, 2016.