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Suspended User Status in Canvas

Beginning Monday, March 7th, student status in Canvas will now follow the VCU Continuous Enrollment Policy which says that a student who misses 3 semesters is considered inactive and needs to reapply for admission.  Suspended users can no longer log in to Canvas Web or Mobile (mobile tokens are temporarily disabled). However, other data such as enrollments […]

UPDATE: Canvas “Classic Quizzes” EOL Timeline Pushed Back

Classic Quizzes End of Life The Canvas “Classic Quizzes” end of life has been extended to June 30, 2024. Instructors currently have the option to use the “Classic Quizzes” or “New Quizzes” format; whichever they prefer. For additional information regarding this transition, visit Instructure’s Classic Quiz Sunset Timeline page and feel free to subscribe if you would like […]

ExamSoft – Blackboard to Canvas Integration

As of June 1, 2021 the ExamSoft integration will be switched over from Blackboard to Canvas upon the completion of the Blackboard decommission. Please email canvas@vcu.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

Kaltura Performance Issues and Infrastructure Changes this Weekend (8/29/20)

Hello from Learning Systems, We hope this message finds you well. Kaltura MediaSpace, their integration servers for Blackboard and Canvas, as well as the Kaltura Management Server have all been experiencing intermittent outages over the last week. Our team has been in contact with the vendor and they have stated that several changes are being […]

Update: Emergency Blackboard Maintenance – Saturday, June 6th, 8pm

UPDATE: Emergency Blackboard DataCenter Maintenance – Service Interruption Possible The previously scheduled emergency maintenance for Saturday, June 6th midnight-noon, has been rescheduled. Blackboard Managed Hosting re-evaluated the preparation time required, and in an effort to minimize the possibility of service interruption, has moved the maintenance window to today, Saturday, June 6th, from 8:00pm until 8:00am […]

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