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.
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
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