Semester Transition Process

Each semester there are milestones in the management of Blackboard courses. This page includes information about recent, current and upcoming activities related to your Blackboard courses. Please review the schedule below for activities that require your attention, especially noting course setup dates and requirements for instructors to back up course gradebooks. If you have any questions regarding these procedures, please email ITHELP@clemson.edu.


Fall 2016 to Spring 2017 Events

 

Sequence of Events Completed icon Completed Current icon Current Upcoming icon Upcoming
completed November 28, 2016
Spring classes for 2016 ready to be linked in Course Central

Instructors can begin setting up Spring 2017 courses using Course Central (http://central.clemson.edu/)

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completed December 12, 2016
Deadline to submit candidate grades - 9:00 AM
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completed December 12, 2016
Deadline to notify ITHelp of courses that extend past 12/12

Dec. 12, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.  is the deadline to notify Blackboard administrators that... (more)

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completed December 14, 2016
Deadline to submit other grades - 9:00 AM
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completed December 16, 2016
Fall Semester data will be archived. Student enrollments will be removed from Blackboard.

Dec. 16, 2016, 7:00 AM Fall Semester data will be archived. Student enrollments will be... (more)

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completed December 16, 2016
Instructors Download/Save Gradebooks by 7:00 AM

Fall 2016 Grade Center - Before 7:00 am Dec. 16th– Grades must be downloaded by... (more)

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completed December 16–18, 2016
Blackboard Maintenance Downtime System Unavailable

Blackboard will be unavailable - Dec. 16, 10:00 PM - Dec. 17, 12:00 AM

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