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Urgent Blackboard Update – Friday 28 June, 5:00pm to Sunday 30 June, 9:30pm

UPDATED Urgent Scheduled Outage: Blackboard; Friday 28 June, 5:00pm to Sunday 30 June, 9:30pm

Timeframe: 28-30 June 2019 from 5:00pm – 9:30pm

Services Affected: Blackboard

Audience: University Staff and Students

Description: Due to an urgent security update Blackboard will be unavailable to students and staff from 5:00pm on Friday 28 June to Sunday 30 June, 9:30pm

This update needs to be applied urgently and we have scheduled this in the break between Semester 1 and 2 to minimise the impact to users as much as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Blackboard will be back online by 9:30pm, Sunday on the 30th June at the latest and in all probability sooner. If you need to access Blackboard for verifying grades for final results, please download the Grade Centre before this time, instructions can be found at

We thank users for their understanding and patience.

Please contact AskOtago IT if you have any questions (, ext 7000 or 0800 80 80 98)

Ask IT: R215044

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