Blackboard course sites unavailable [Resolved]

1/10/21, 5:55pm --

Recovery activities processed more quickly than expected, and at this time we believe all merged courses are once again available to instructors and students. If you are still experiencing a problem accessing your course site, please email us at Thank you again for your patience and understanding while this problem was resolved.


1/10/21, 4:45pm --

Blackboard at UIC is currently experiencing a problem with the availability of merged courses. Upon further investigation, we have found that recovery activities will take substantially longer than initially thought, and course site availability may be impacted until 6:00 am tomorrow morning. We will provide additional updates as soon as they are available.

We apologize for this situation and as soon as this problem is resolved, we will be reviewing our processes and taking measures to ensure this does not happen again. If you still see a problem with your course sites after 6:00 am tomorrow morning, please email us at Thank you for your patience while this problem is resolved.


1/10/21, 2:20pm --

We are aware that some Spring 2021 Blackboard course sites are currently unavailable. We are working to restore access as soon as possible, with a current estimation that all course sites will be available in the next 2 to 4 hours. Updates will be provided as they are available.

We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your patience while we work to resolve this problem.

If you have any questions, please contact