Bb Learn Outages

Blackboard Learn Outage Announcements

Planned Outages

Blackboard Learn shutdowns for system upgrades or fixes

  • [no planned outages at this time]
  • Blackboard will be unavailable Saturday, December 20 from 6:00 am to 7:00 am CST. Numerous integration updates will be applied during that period.

Regularly scheduled shutdowns

  • The Blackboard Learn servers will be offline for maintenance every Saturday, from 6:00 a.m. to approximately 6:30 a.m. (U.S. Central time).

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To Report an Outage

If your attempt to access Bb Learn redirects you to this page or to a page that says "Blackboard Learn 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.

For non-outage-related assistance with Blackboard Learn

Instructors, Builders, or TAs:

ISU Blackboard Help for Instructors

Students should report problems with specific courses to the course instructor.

ISU Blackboard Help for Students