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Blackboard Consolidation

All 11 N.D. University System campuses are moving to one NDUS Blackboard learning management system. The goal is to create a unified experience for faculty and students across the 11 campuses and the University System office. 

Updated 12/13/18:

May 2019 has been identified as a tentative date for NDSU's move into the consolidated Blackboard system.


May 2019 - Identified as the new timeframe for NDSU's migration to the N.D. University System's consolidated Blackboard instance.

May 2018 - Initially identified as the timeframe for NDSU’s migration to the N.D. University System’s consolidated Blackboard instance.

Jan. - May 15, 2017 - Campuses to complete their Academic Technology Planning discussions and action plans

Nov. 21, 2016 - Functional team formed a student focus group with two students per campus

Nov. 17, 2016 - University System Core Technology Services targeted deadline for developing system-level project timeline

Nov. 16, 2016 - Governance teams and campus representatives gathered in Grand Forks to begin making system-level decisions for Blackboard

May 24, 2016 - State Board of Higher Education voted to proceed with consolidation into a single-instance Blackboard

Jan. and Mar. 2016 - Academic Technology Planning discussions took place with Blackboard, CTS, and NDSU

Jan. 2016 - Blackboard, CTS, and NDSU discussion on going live May 15, 2018

This timeline is base on information outlined by the University System. It is subject to change.

Questions and Feedback

Please submit your questions or feedback regarding the Blackboard Consolidation project.

Use this link to ask questions, raise concerns, provide feedback, etc.

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