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Blackboard Course Automation Calendar

Blackboard Course Automation Calendar
Blackboard course creation, student drop/adds, and roster deletions are completed by 8 AM on the dates specified below. Blackboard course archiving is started on the given date, but may require several days to complete. Faculty will be informed about course archives and student deletion via Blackboard Announcements.

Spring 2014 Semester

  • Nov 01, 2013: Automated course creation
  • Jan 11, 2014: Students automatically added to Blackboard rosters
    • Courses are unavailable to students by default
  • Jan 14, 2014: Spring 2014 semester classes begin
  • Apr 24, 2014: Spring 2014 semester classes end
  • May 04, 2014: Grades due (Senior grades)
  • May 12, 2014: Grades due
  • May 19, 2014: Spring 2014 Blackboard courses archived
    • Course archive performed after grades are due at the Registrar’s office
  • May 23, 2014: Spring 2014 students removed from courses
    • Student deletion performed after the Blackboard courses are archived

 

Summer 2014 - Sessions I & II

  • Apr 14, 2014: Automated course creation
  • May 24, 2014: Students automatically added to Blackboard rosters
    • Courses are unavailable to students by default
  • Jun 03, 2014: Session I semester classes begin
  • July 02, 2014: Session I semester classes end
  • July 14, 2014: Session I grades due
  • July 08, 2014: Session I semester classes begin
  • Aug 06, 2014: Session II semester classes end
  • Aug 18, 2014: Session II grades due
  • Aug 21, 2014: Summer 2014 Blackboard courses archived
    • Course archive performed after grades are due at the Registrar’s office
  • Aug 25, 2014: Summer 2014 students removed from courses
    • Student deletion performed after the Blackboard courses are archived

 

Fall 2014 Semester

  • June 28, 2014: Automated course creation
  • Aug 26, 2014: Students automatically added to Blackboard rosters
    • Courses are unavailable to students by default
  • Sep 3, 2014: Fall 2014 semester classes begin
  • Dec 12, 2014: Fall 2014 semester classes end
  • Jan 2, 2014: Grades due
  • Jan 6, 2015: Fall 2014 Blackboard courses archived
    • Course archive performed after grades are due at the Registrar’s office
  • Jan 9, 2015: Fall 2014 students removed from courses
    • Student deletion performed after the Blackboard courses are archived

 

Spring 2015 Semester

  • Nov 01, 2014: Automated course creation
  • Jan 10, 2015: Students automatically added to Blackboard rosters
    • Courses are unavailable to students by default
  • Jan 13, 2015: Spring 2015 semester classes begin
  • Apr 23, 2015: Spring 2015 semester classes end
  • May 3, 2015: Senior grades due
  • May 11, 2015: Grades due
  • May 18, 2015: Spring 2015 Blackboard courses archived
    • Course archive performed after grades are due at the Registrar’s office
  • May 22, 2015: Spring 2015 students removed from courses
    • Student deletion performed after the Blackboard courses are archived

More information on the Blackboard End-of-Semester Course Availability Policy.

Contact the F&M Blackboard Administrator at