Maintenance Times

Blackboard will be unavailable every Friday, from 10 p.m–2 a.m. EST.

Blackboard is the online course management system used at the University of Louisville. Each semester, approximately 75% of all courses taught at the university have an active Blackboard presence. Some faculty use Blackboard to supplement classroom instruction, while others create fully online courses. The Delphi Center provides support to faculty members, staff and students that use Blackboard and its associated software tools.

Contact Information

Student and After Hours Support: IT Help Desk: 852.7997 or visit the Help Desk Webpage

Student Training: REACH: 852.7569 or Ekstrom Library, 1st Floor

Instructor and Staff Support: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Delphi Center: 852.8833 or email

SACS Course Syllabus Posting Instructions: Please see the instructions and video tutorial for adding the course syllabus for SACS accreditation. If you have any general questions or concerns about having to post a syllabus to Blackboard review the university's SACS Data Requirements.

Blackboard Updates

2015 Upgrade

Blackboard will be unavailable December 18-21 for an annual software upgrade. Learn more about the features this upgrade will offer, including new Calendar options and Content Editor updates.

Blackboard Offline During IT Maintenance

Blackboard will be unavailable during the campus-wide IT scheduled maintenance December 28-29. Questions about this maintenance can be directed to the IT HelpDesk at 502.852.7997.

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