Blackboard is making updates to the Blackboard Learn Database, the data center behind all Blackboard courses. As a result, access to Blackboard Learn will be unavailable from Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 11:30 p.m. until Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 3:30 a.m. This maintenance is being performed to update the system to modern database specifications. We appreciate your patience.

If you are unable to access Blackboard Learn after the planned maintenance window, please contact the support center at 515-271-3001 or visit to report your issue.

-Karly Good, ITS