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, email, or submit a ticket at

Need Assistance Teaching with Blackboard?

Call the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning at 815.797.2477 or email

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