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 2014 to Spring 2015 Events

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completed December 1, 2014
Spring classes for 2015 ready to be linked in Course Central

Instructors can begin setting up Spring 2015 courses using Course Central (http://central.clemson.edu/)

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completed December 15, 2014
Deadline to submit candidate grades - 9:00 AM
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completed December 17, 2014
Deadline to notify ITHelp of courses that extend past 12/18

Dec. 17, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.  is the deadline to notify Blackboard administrators that... (more)

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completed December 17, 2014
Deadline to submit other grades - 9:00 AM
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completed December 17, 2014
Instructors Download/Save Gradebooks by 5:00 pm

Fall 2014 Grade Center - Before 5:00 pm Dec. 17th– Grades must be downloaded by... (more)

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completed December 18, 2014
Fall Semester data will be archived. Student enrollments will be removed from Blackboard.

Dec. 18, 2014, 12:00 PM Fall Semester data will be archived. Student enrollments will be... (more)

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completed December 18–22, 2014
Blackboard Cleanup of Summer Semester Data & System Maintenance System Unavailable

Blackboard will be unavailable - Dec. 18, 12:00 PM - Dec. 22, 5:00 PM

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