Access to Blackboard ends May 15th, 2018
Canvas is the default Learning Management System (LMS) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Students: please review your student assignments (projects, papers) in Blackboard and download the material you want to save/have access to. Access to Blackboard will end on May 15, 2018. Instructions for downloading your student content is available via the Student Guide.
Faculty: Canvas is the default LMS at UNL, the Spring 2018 semester is the final semester for access to Blackboard. All courses must be migrated from Blackboard to Canvas by May 15, 2018. Instructions for downloading Blackboard content is available via the Faculty Guide. If you need assistance with migrating or downloading your Blackboard course(s), please contact the LMS team at firstname.lastname@example.org Instructions are available at: https://its.unl.edu/services/canvas/end-blackboard-checklist
"Ask Us About Canvas" sessions no longer offered
"Ask Us About Canvas" sessions will no longer be offered in the Nebraska Unions, Love Learning Commons or Henzlik Hub.
Canvas Tea Time sessions will continue to be held on Thursday afternoons from 2-4 pm in 217 Brace Lab. If that time does not work with your schedule, please contact email@example.com and we will schedule a time to meet with you.
Blackboard courses by instructor request only
Where are my Blackboard Courses?
Courses in Blackboard will be available only upon request.
Almost one year ago, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced the selection of Canvas by Instructure for its online Learning Management System.
- For the Fall 2017 semester, all courses will be available in Canvas.
- Courses in Blackboard will be available only upon request.
- June 2018 will finalize the transition and Blackboard will no longer be available
Why Canvas? Canvas has gotten rave reviews from UNL students as well as faculty instructors.
- Canvas is easy to use. But don’t take our word for it—learn how UNL faculty are using Canvas athttps://mediahub.unl.edu/channels/9917
- Exceptional Support. Local support via firstname.lastname@example.org and go.unl.edu/canvas (online tutorials, training etc).
- Tier 1 support directly from Canvas with live chat and Canvas Communities.
- A mobile platform that truly works!
If you have questions about moving your course content to Canvas or needing to request a Blackboard course, please contact email@example.com
Join the Canvas Listserv
For Canvas product updates and news about on-campus Canvas events, join the Canvas user listserv:
1) Go to this page: http://listserv.unl.edu/signup-anon
2) Enter this for the List name: canvas
3) Then enter your email and hit Submit.
Canvas will be unavailable Feb. 1 from 4-6 a.m.
2017-01-24 to 2017-02-01
Canvas will be down for maintenance from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m on February 1, 2017. This outage is a result of a postponment of a previously announced outage on January 9.
Canvas will be unavailable Jan. 9, 4 a.m. - 6 a.m.
2017-01-04 to 2017-01-09
Canvas will be down for maintenance from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m on January 9, 2017. For more information, click here.
Spring 2017 courses available in Canvas
All courses for Spring 2017 are now available to teachers in Canvas.
Faculty: If you do not have access to a course that you are teaching, please contact your department and make sure they have informed Registration and Records that you are the Instructor of Record for that course. Once that is done, you will automatically be given Instructor access to your course. Canvas courses will be visible to students when teachers select "Publish."
Students: Be sure you ask you teacher which LMS you'll be using this semester. If you do not have access to a course that you are taking, it is possible that your instructor has the course set to unpublished while they are getting ready for Spring semester. Please contact your instructor.