Brightspace Timeline

Spring 2021

  • All courses are taught in myCourses (Blackboard.)
  • As of March 10, 2021, all instructors can log into Brightspace at 
  • Training begins for instructors.
  • Course development by instructors for fall 2021 (possibly summer 2021) begins.
  • (Optional) myCourses (Blackboard) courses from 2018-2020 are converted and transferred to Brightspace.

Summer 2021

  • Courses are taught in myCourses (Blackboard), except for a select number of courses that are taught in Brightspace by Early Adopters. Instructors may choose to use Brightspace for their 2021 summer session courses by completing the Brightspace Summer 2021 form. The deadline to make this request is noon on Friday, May 7, 2021. If this form is not completed, your course will be available in myCourses (Blackboard.)
  • Continued training and fall 2021 course development for instructors.

Fall 2021

  • No courses are taught in myCourses (Blackboard.)
  • All Courses and Organizations will be conducted through Brightspace.
  • Access to myCourses (Blackboard) will end on December 21, 2021.