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Scheduled maintenance. Mon, 07 August 2017 13:05 - Scheduled maintenance on 15 August 2017 - Blackboard will be unavailable for about 20 minutes from 06:00 on Tuesday 15 August, to allow for an update to take place.

Service running. Mon 07 August 2017 08:25 - Service running - Turnitin is officially out of maintenance, however you may experience some intermittent issues. If you do experience issues, please log out and clear cache.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon, 31 July 2017 08:30 - Scheduled maintenance on Saturday 5 August 2017 - Turnitin will be unavailable from 14:00 - 20:00 on Saturday 5 August. The following services will be affected: Turnitin (including mobile), TurnitinUK, Integrations, iThenticate, WriteCheck. No submissions or grading will be possible through any of these services during this time. The Revision Assistant service will not be affected.

Scheduled maintenance. Wed, 26 July 2017 08:30 - Scheduled maintenance on 7, 14 and 28 July 2017 - Scheduled maintenance on 7, 14 and 28 July 2017: Blackboard will be replacing core switches at their AMS1, VA3 and VA2 data centres. This maintenance window is not expected to disrupt the service.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon, 24 July 2017 16:40 - Scheduled maintenance on 25 July 2017 - Scheduled maintenance on 25 July 2017

Scheduled maintenance. Tues, 11 July 2017 14:53 - Scheduled maintenance on 7, 14 and 28 July 2017 - Scheduled maintenance on 7, 14 and 28 July 2017: Blackboard will be replacing core switches at their AMS1, VA3 and VA2 data centres. This maintenance window is not expected to disrupt the service.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon, 03 July 2017 14:30 - Scheduled maintenance on July 7, July 14 and July 28, 2017 - Scheduled maintenance on July 7, July 14 and July 28, 2017: Blackboard will be replacing core switches at their AMS1, VA3 and VA2 data centres. This maintenance window is not expected to be service impacting.

Service is experiencing some issues. Mon 03 June 2017 10:30 - Service is experiencing some issues - Blackboard is currently running with issues: some users may be unable to see their modules when they log into Blackboard. We are currently investigating this issue and aim to resolve it as soon as possible.

Scheduled maintenance. Tue 20 June 2017 08:25 - Scheduled maintenance on July 7, July 14 and July 28, 2017 - Scheduled maintenance on July 7, July 14 and July 28, 2017: Blackboard will be replacing core switches at their AMS1, VA3 and VA2 data centers. This maintenance window is not expected to be service impacting.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon 19 June 2017 09:33 - Scheduled maintenance on 19 June 2017 - The annual Blackboard upgrade is scheduled to run from Sunday 18th June to Monday 19th June. Blackboard will be unavailable during this time. Users will need to be signed out by 14:00 PM on Sunday 18th June in order to enable preliminary work to begin. We will provide an update when the service is available again.

Scheduled maintenance. Thurs 15 June 2017 16:15 - Scheduled maintenance on 16 June 2017 - Blackboard Collaborate will be performing non impacting infrastructure maintenance during a standard maintenance window on Friday, June 16, 2017. During this maintenance window Blackboard will be performing firewall upgrades.

Scheduled maintenance. Fri 09 June 2017 14:30 - Scheduled maintenance on 19 June 2017 - The annual Blackboard upgrade is scheduled to run from Sunday 18th June to Monday 19th June. Blackboard will be unavailable during this time. Users will need to be signed out by 14:00 PM on Sunday 18th June in order to enable preliminary work to begin. We will provide an update when the service is available again.

Scheduled maintenance. Thurs 08 June 2017 08:15 - Scheduled maintenance on 09 June 2017 - Blackboard will be performing infrastructure maintenance on Friday, June 9, 2017 beginning from 12:00AM to 2:00AM. During this maintenance window, clients will experience a service disruption.

Scheduled maintenance. Wed 07 June 2017 08:15 - Scheduled maintenance on 18 June 2017 - The annual Blackboard upgrade is scheduled to run from Sunday 18th June to Monday 19th June. Blackboard will be unavailable during this time. Users will need to be signed out by 13.00 PM on Sunday 18th June in order to enable preliminary work to begin. We will provide an update when the service is available again.

Service running. Wed 16 May 2017 15:38 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Service is experiencing some issues. Wed 16 May 2017 14:40 - Service is experiencing some issues - Turnitin UK is currently experiencing service degradation. We are investigating this and will provide updates as soon as possible.

Service running. Mon 08 May 2017 17:05 - Service running - Turnitin UK experienced a service degradation between 10:00am and 04:00pm BST on the 8th of May. The issue is now resolved.

Service is experiencing some issues. Mon 08 May 2017 13:05 - Service is experiencing some issues - Turnitin UK is currently experiencing a service disruption. We are working to resolve this and will provide an update as soon as possible.

Service running. Wed 26 Apr 2017 13:48 - Service running - The Turnitin and Turnitin UK service are now restored. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.

Service is experiencing some issues. Wed 26 Apr 2017 13:28 - Service is experiencing some issues - Turnitin and TurnitinUK are currently experiencing a service disruption. We are working to resolve this and will provide an update.

Service running. Wed 19 Apr 2017 16:00 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Service is experiencing some issues. Wed 19 Apr 2017 12:00 - Service is experiencing some issues - Users are unable to log into Blackboard: Most users will be experiencing an "incorrect username or password" error. We are looking to resolvethis ASAP.

Service running. Thu 13 Apr 2017 11:29 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Fri 07 Apr 2017 16:55 - Scheduled maintenance on 07 April 2017 - Upcoming datacenter maintenance. Clients might see a slight degradation in services during this maintenance window.

Scheduled maintenance. Thu 30 March 2017 11:35 - Scheduled maintenance on 31 March and 7 April - Maintenance will take place on 31 March 2017 and 7 April from 02:00 - 06:00.

Service running. Mon 27 Mar 2017 10:40 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Service is experiencing some issues. Mon 27 Mar 2017 10:17 - Service is experiencing some issues - Users of the Turnitin and Turnitin UK services are currently unable to make submissions, we are investigating this issue as a high priority.

Scheduled maintenance. Fri 24 March 2017 11:35 - Scheduled maintenance on 24 March 2017 - A firewall migration maintenance will take place on 24 March 2017 from 01:00 - 05:00. Services will be down for approximately one hour if no issues are found during the process. There will also be a data center maintenance which is not expected to be service impacting.

Scheduled maintenance. Tue 15 March 2017 12:00 - Scheduled maintenance on 24 March 2017 - A firewall migration maintenance will take place on 24 March 2017 from 01:00 - 05:00. Services will be down for approximately one hour if no issues are found during the process.

Service running. Friday 20 Jan 2017 11:01 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Service is experiencing some issues. Thurs 19 Jan 2017 18:00 - Service is experiencing some issues - Some TurnitinUK users may have experienced assignment creation / modification issues between 5:09pm - 7:25pm GMT on Thursday, 19th January.

Service running. Monday 09 Jan 2017 09:40 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Tue 03 Jan 2017 09:50 - Scheduled maintenance on 7 January 2017 - Turnitin will be undergoing essential maintenance and will be unavailable on 7 January 2017 (07:00 - 15:00 PST / 15:00 - 23:00 GMT / 02:00 - 10:00).

Service running. Monday 05 December 2016 11:15 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Fri 25 Nov 2016 16:25 - Scheduled maintenance on 3 December 2016 - On Saturday 3 December, Turnitin (including mobile) and Integrations will be unavailable from 07:00-11:00 PST / 15:00-19:00 GMT / 02:00-06:00 AEDT to allow for scheduled maintenance to take place.

Service running. Tuesday 22 November 2016 10:55 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Service is experiencing some issues. Fri 18 Nov 2016 16:00 - Service is experiencing some issues - Turnitin students making a late submission will incorrectly receive a message indicating that they have already made a submission into the assignment. We are working to resolve this issue and apologise for any inconvenience that this issue may have caused.

Scheduled maintenance. Thurs 17 Nov 2016 11:05 - Scheduled maintenance on 23 December 2016 - Blackboard will be migrating traffic to new firewall clusters during a scheduled maintenance window on Friday 23 December 2016 starting at 01:00.

Service running. Monday 07 November 2016 09:30 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Tue 25 October 2016 11:17 - Scheduled maintenance on 5 November 2016 - On Saturday 5 November Turnitin, TurnitinUK, iThenticate, WriteCheck and Integrations services will be unavailable from 13:00 - 18:00. Blackboard will also be performing maintenance at their Amsterdam hosted datacenter on Friday, 11 November from 01:00 - 05:00.

Service running. Monday 24 October 2016 16:00 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon 17 October 2016 16:15 - Scheduled maintenance on 21 October 2016 - Blackboard Managed Hosting has proactively scheduled a necessary data migration window to move your data to a more scalable storage environment which can accommodate future growth. Between 1am-5am on 21 October 2016

Scheduled maintenance. Wed 05 October 2016 10:10 - Scheduled maintenance on 21 October 2016 - Blackboard will be undergoing maintenance on 21 October between 01:00 and 05:00 and will not be available during this time.

Service running. Monday 22 August 2016 16:44 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon 15 August 2016 10:53 - Scheduled maintenance on 20 August 2016 - Turnitin software in Blackboard is being updated on Saturday 20 August between 14:00 and 18:00. During this two hour window, Turnitin services may be intermittently available.

Service running. Monday 8 August 2016 09:15 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon 01 August 2016 13:45 - Scheduled maintenance on 6 August - On Saturday, August 6, 2016 between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 AMBST, the Managed Hosting Engineers will be performing maintenance at ourinternal datacenter. This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting. However we are notifying you in the event you experience any intermittent connectivity for few minutes during this maintenance window.

Service running. Monday 25 July 2016 10:00 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Thurs 14 July 2016 09:30 - Scheduled maintenance on Saturday 23 July to Sunday 24 July. - Blackboard will be performing a migration of the Mobile Learn Central Service (MLCS) to Amazon Web Services (AWS) beginning Saturday, July 23 2016 at 5am to 7am on Sunday 24 July. Blackboard Collaborate clients will be affected if they access sessions through Blackboard Learn using BBStudent.

Service running. Wednesday 06 July 2016 10:25 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon 04 July 2016 10:20 - Scheduled maintenance on 5 July - Blackboard will have scheduled datacenter maintenance on 5 July at 9am. This is not expected to affect Blackboard Learn or Blackboard Collaborate.

Service running. Thursday 23 June 2016 12:00 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Thurs 23 June 2016 11:05 - Scheduled maintenance on 5 July - Blackboard will have scheduled datacenter maintenance on 5 July at 9am. This is not expected to affect Blackboard Learn or Blackboard Collaborate.

Scheduled maintenance. Tues 14 June 2016 13:00 - Scheduled maintenance on 18-20 June - Blackboard will be undergoing an upgrade from 18 - 20 June. Blackboard will be available again on Tuesday 21 June.

Service running. Friday 13 June 2016 12:00 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Thurs 02 June 2016 10:30 - Scheduled maintenance on 11 June - Upcoming Datacenter Maintenance on Saturday, 11 June- Service interruption is not expected, however users may experience an intermittent connectivity for few minutes during this maintenance window.

Scheduled maintenance. Fri 29 April 2016 10:00 - Scheduled maintenance from 18 - 20 June 2016 - Blackboard will be undergoing an upgrade from 18 - 20 June.

Scheduled maintenance. Wed 27 April 2016 .09:30 - Scheduled maintenance on 29 April - Blackboard scheduled maintenance April 29th, 8am to 9am.

Scheduled maintenance. Tue 12 Apr 2016 10:06 - Scheduled maintenance from 18 - 20 June 2016 - Blackboard will be undergoing an upgrade from 18 - 20 June.

Scheduled maintenance. Thur 07 Apr 2016 14:30 - Scheduled maintenance Tue 12 April 2016 - Our Turnitin software in Blackboard is being updated on Tuesday 12 April between 8 and 9am, our usual weekly IT at risk period. During this period Turnitin assignments may not be available.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon 14 March 2016 08:30 - Scheduled maintenance from 18 - 20 June 2016 - Blackboard will be undergoing an upgrade from 18 - 20 June.

Service running. Friday 11 March 2016 16:00 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Service is experiencing some issues. Friday 11 March 2016 15.00 - Service is experiencing some issues - Turnitin and TurnitinUK are experiencing an intermittent service disruption. We are working to resolve this andwill provide an update.

Service running. Tues 08 March 2016 12:07 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon 07 March 2016 12:20 - Scheduled maintenance on 8 March 2016 - Turnitin software in Blackboard is being updated on Tuesday 8 March between 07:00 and 09:00 (our weekly IT improvement period). During this two hour window Turnitin assignments may not be available.

Service running. Mon 07 March 2016 08:30 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Wed 02 March 2016 13:20 - Scheduled maintenance on 4 and 5 March 2016 - Blackboard will be unavailable for two hours on the morning of Friday, March 4 and between the hours of 01:00 and 05:00 on Saturday 5 March to allow for scheduled maintenance. Turnitin will also be unavailable between 15:00 and 19:00 on Saturday 5 March.

Scheduled maintenance. Thur 25 Feb 2016 15:05 - Scheduled maintenance on 5 March 2016 - Blackboard will be conducting scheduled maintenance on Saturday, 5 March 2016 between the hours of 01:00 and 05:00

Scheduled maintenance. Mon 22 Feb 2016 09:30 - Scheduled Maintenance on 5 March 2016 - Turnitin services may be intermittently unavailable during a scheduled maintenance period on Saturday 5 March 2016, 07:00 - 11:00 U.S. Pacific Time.

Service running. Tue 2 Feb 2016 14:07 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Service is experiencing some issues. Mon 01 Feb 2016 10:30 - Service is experiencing some issues - Blackboard Instant Messenger services are currently down.

Scheduled maintenance. Thur 28 Jan 2016 09:19 - Scheduled maintenance on 2 - 6 February 2016 - Blackboard will be conducting scheduled maintenance between 2 - 6 February 2016.

Service running. Mon, 22 Jan 2016 10:15 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Service down. Fri 22 Jan 2016 14:19 - Service down - Turnitin - Service interruptions

Service running. Mon, 21 Dec 2015 09:50 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Fri, 18 Dec 2015 12:10 - Scheduled maintenance on Saturday 19 December 2015 - Turnitin services will be mostly unavailable during a scheduled maintenance period on Saturday, 19 December 2015 from 15:00 to 19:00.

Service running. Fri, 11 Dec 2015 11:00 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Mon 7, Dec 2015 17:00 - Scheduled maintenance on Tuesday 8 December 2015 - Turnitin software in Blackboard is being updated on Tuesday 8 December between 07:00 and 09:00. During this period, Turnitin assignments may not be available.

Service running. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16.00 - Service running - Blackboard is available and running as normal.

Scheduled maintenance. Sat, 19 Sep 2015 09:00 - Scheduled maintenance on Saturday 19 September - Turnitin services will be mostly unavailable for scheduled maintenance on Saturday 19 September.