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Posted on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

An outage of the UNI eLearning System will occur Friday, August 10, 2012 from 6:00 AM CDT to 7:00 AM CDT to install server OS patches, install "SP9 PatchSet 1", and increase application RAM. The Bb Learn 9 eLearning System will not be available during this period.

Posted on Monday, August 6th, 2012

Fall 2012 UNI eLearning academic courses were populated with students at 8:30 AM CDT this morning, Monday, August 6, 2012. Fall 2012 student enrollment will be imported into the UNI eLearning System daily, so all enrollment changes (adds/drops) will be automatically processed. Any changes entered in the Student Information System by 5:00 PM will be processed the following day.

UNI Instructors: Bb9 eLearning courses are created in an "unavailable" state. This means an Instructor has access to the course, but students do not see the course listed in their My Courses module until the instructor makes the course available. Instructions for making your course "available" to students are published at: http://www.uni.edu/elearning/how-do-i-make-my-bb-learn-9-courses-availab... . No action is required for instructors that choose not to use the UNI eLearning System.

UNI Students: You will not see a course listed in your My Courses module unless the Instructor has made the eLearning course available.

Posted on Saturday, August 4th, 2012

With the installation of Service Pack 9 (SP9), there is a possibility that you may receive old or outdated notifications from the UNI eLearning System (elearning@uni.edu). This would apply to only those users who had previously setup email notifications.
Service Pack 9 contains numerous patches; some of which improved the collection and distribution of course notifications. We apologize for the confusion of the old/outdated notifications; however, we did not want to clear all notifications prior to installing SP9 and risk deleting legitimate notifications.

Posted on Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Update: The Service Pack 9 install is complete; however, we are still configuring settings and CAS. We apologize for the inconvenience of exceeding the maintenance window. We expect the UNI eLearning System to be available by 3:00 PM CDT.


An extended outage of the UNI eLearning System will occur Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 6:00 AM CDT to 1:00 PM CDT. This outage is necessary to install and configure Service Pack 9, upgrade the database, implement CAS, install publisher building blocks, etc. The Blackboard Learn 9.1 UNI eLearning System will not be available during this period.

Posted on Friday, August 3rd, 2012

UNI Instructors: Fall 2012 eLearning courses will be populated with students on Monday, August 6, 2012. If you have your Fall 2012 class "available", students will have access to the class on Monday. To modify the student availability of your UNI eLearning course, please visit http://www.uni.edu/elearning/how-do-i-make-my-bb-learn-9-courses-available-students for directions.

Posted on Monday, July 30th, 2012

An extended outage of the UNI eLearning System will occur Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 6:00 AM CDT to 1:00 PM CDT. This outage is necessary to install and configure Service Pack 9, upgrade the database, implement CAS, install publisher building blocks, etc. The Blackboard Learn 9.1 UNI eLearning System will not be available during this period.

Posted on Monday, July 30th, 2012

UNI eLearning Faculty, Staff, and Instructors:  New features and enhancements will be coming to the UNI eLearning System for the Fall 2012 semester. The UNI eLearning team will be installing Service Pack 9 on Saturday, August 4, 2012. This update will NOT affect your courses' content, layout, settings, etc. For information about the new features and enhancements, please visit: http://www.uni.edu/elearning/SP8-SP9

Posted on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

The UNI eLearning System (bb9.uni.edu) and UNI eLearning website (www.uni.edu/elearning) will be unavailable from 5:00 AM to 7:00 AM CDT on Thursday, July 12, 2012 due to the Gilchrist server room maintenance.

Posted on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

UNI Faculty and Staff: Please visit the UNI Faculty Workshop Calendar at http://www.uni.edu/its/services/instructional-design-and-development/faculty-workshop-calendar for information and to register for the many workshops being offered this summer.

Posted on Monday, July 2nd, 2012

An outage of the UNI eLearning System will occur Tuesday, July 03, 2012 from 6:00 AM CDT to 7:00 AM CDT. This outage is necessary to restart the UNI eLearning machines as part of a troubleshooting process. The Bb Learn 9 eLearning System will not be available during this period.

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