Blackboard Outage Announcements
Regularly scheduled shutdowns
- The Blackboard servers will be offline for maintenance every Saturday, from 6:00 a.m. to approximately 6:30 a.m. (U.S. Central time).
RSS Feed from IT Critical Event Log
To Report an Outage
If your attempt to access Blackboard redirects you to this page or to a page that says “Blackboard is currently unavailable,” and no explanation is provided in any of the boxes above . . .
- Please call the Solution Center during their open hours at 515-294-4000. (Hours are listed on the Solution Center web page.)
- During non-business hours for the Solution Center, call 515-294-2256, press 2, to speak to a machine room operator.
- Once IT staff are aware of a problem, it will be posted on the Critical Event Log.