Is Blackboard Down?
Current Blackboard Status: up

Status History

We've been monitoring Blackboard since March 14, 2015. Here's the history of service outages we've observed from the Blackboard status page:

Recent Blackboard Outages and Issues

Follow the recent outages and downtime for Blackboard in the table below.

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Start Time Type Length Message Details
July 23, 2021 07:25 UTC WARN about 3 hours SaaS - Micro Services unavailable Investigating - Some of the SaaS microservices are currently affected by an outage and our teams ...
July 22, 2021 08:04 UTC WARN 10 minutes SaaS - Institution page not available Investigating - Our teams are currently investigating an issue with institution pages not being a...
July 16, 2021 17:29 UTC DOWN about 2 hours EU - Several SaaS Learn instances down Identified - Several SaaS Learn instances are down at the EU region, we are currently working to ...
July 10, 2021 16:04 UTC WARN 3 days Intermittent Cloud connection issues affecting RUH1 datacenter Monitoring - A workaround has been implemented and we are currently monitoring the systems perfor...
July 10, 2021 13:04 UTC WARN about 3 hours Behind the Blackboard Maintenance In progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessar...
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Supported Features

We support the following features in our integration with the Blackboard status page:

  • Down Notifications

    If Blackboard is having system outages or experiencing other critical issues, red down notifications appear on the status page. In most cases, it means that core functions are not working properly, or there is some other serious customer-impacting event underway.

  • Warn Notifications

    Warn notifications are used when Blackboard is undergoing a non-critical issue like minor service issues, performance degradation, non-core bugs, capacity issues, or problems affecting a small number of users.

  • Differentiates Maintenance Notices

    Blackboard posts separate notifications for planned maintenance work. StatusGator will notify subscribers when Blackboard enters a pre-planned maintenance window, keeping you up to date.

  • Proactive Maintenance Monitoring

    If Blackboard publishes praoctive maintenance events on their status page, StatusGator will collect information about these events. Proactive maintenance events can be viewed within StatusGator and optional reminders of maintenance events can be configured to notification channels.

  • Status Overview

    When Blackboard posts issues on their status page, we collect the main headline message and include that brief information or overview in notifications to StatusGator subscribers.

  • Status Details

    When Blackboard has outages or other service-impacting events on their status page, we pull down the detailed informational updates and include them in notifications. These messages often include the current details about how the problem is being mitigated, or when the next update will occur.

  • Component Status Filtering

    Because Blackboard has several components, each with their individual statuses, StatusGator can differentiate the status of each component in our notifications to you. This means, you can filter your status page notifications based on the services, regions, or components you utilize. This is a very useful feature for complex services with many components or services spread out across many regions.

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Is Blackboard down today?

According to its status page Blackboard is currently up. You can check the most recent events in the 'Recent Outages and Issues' section above.

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Blackboard status page says the service is up, but I'm having issues. What's wrong?

There may be several reasons for that:

  • An outage that hasn't been communicated yet via the Blackboard status page.
  • Some local issues with a small group of accounts on the service side.
  • Technical issues on your side, or problems with your software or ISP.
  • A misconfiguration on your side.

We recommend contacting Blackboard customer support while checking everything on your side. You can also try Tweeting at them via @blackboard on Twitter. Or visit their official status page or website:

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