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Scheduled Blackboard Outage - Saturday, 7/9/2011, 6PM to Sunday, 7/10/2011, 6AM

Date posted: 06/28/2011

Blackboard Learn (, as well as most NIU online systems, are scheduled to be unavailable while emergency back-up systems are upgraded. The work will begin on Saturday, July 9th at 6 PM, and it's expected to be completed by 6 AM on Sunday, July 10th. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the IT Service Desk at 815-753-8100 or

Need Technical Assistance?

Call the IT Service Desk at 815.753.8100 or email

Need Assistance Teaching with Blackboard?

Call the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center at 815.753.0595 or email

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