IT Service Status

This is the Service Status page for Grand Valley State University. If you have any questions or need additional assistance, contact us at (616) 331-2101 or (855) 435-7488 (Toll-free), [email protected].

Blackboard Learn


Blackboard Learn is a virtual learning environment and learning management system developed by Blackboard Inc. It is Web-based server software which features course management, customizable open architecture, and scalable design that allows integration with student information systems and authentication protocols.

Maintenance for the Blackboard Learn system

Scheduled Date: Dec 21, 2021 2:00 PM

Blackboard will be unavailable on Tuesday December 21 from 2pm – 6pm for bug fixes, performance enhancements, and security updates. This upgrade is scheduled two hours after grades are due to the Registrar’s office.  During this maintenance window, Blackboard will be completely unavailable to all users.  This upgrade does not include any Blackboard interface changes.  Users are encouraged to clear their browser’s cache after the upgrade.