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Blackboard to Be Unavailable This Friday From 5 p.m. to Midnight

Posted 08/21/2017
Submitted by Jean Wilson
Category: Campus Announcements

The Blackboard Learning Management System will be unavailable on Friday, August 25, from 5 p.m. to midnight for a scheduled upgrade and transition to a new server.  During this time all summer courses and non-academic courses will be transferred to the new server and the old server will no longer be accessible to faculty and students.  NOTE:  Some faculty and students in remote areas may experience as much as a twenty-four hour delay prior to being able to access the new server.

Until then, faculty and students should click the green button on the current login page to link to the new Blackboard system and fall 2017 courses.  Alternatively, the new Blackboard server can be logged into directly by going to  

Faculty are encouraged to contact FCLD with any concerns and/or questions about this upgrade, (860) 768-4661 or  Students experiencing technical difficulties with Blackboard should contact Student Support by calling (860) 515-3742 or file a ticket at