Blackboard Availability*

  • 2013  99.995%
  • Jan     100%
  • Feb     100%
  • March  100%
  • April     99.944%
  • May     100%
  • June    100%
  • July     100%
  • Aug     100%
  • Sept    100%
  • Oct      100%
  • Nov     100%
  • Dec     100%
  • 2012   99.967%
  • 2011   99.97%
  • 2010   99.86%
  • 2009   99.89%

*excludes scheduled maintenance;
Blackboard availibility guarantee -
as of May 2011 - 99.9%




  
 

GOAL:

Provide consistent, accessible, personalized and collaborative environments to enhance the student experience. 



OBJECTIVES:

    1. Monitor network usage and proactively forecast and deploy wireless access points as needed.
    2. Enhance the self-service method for restoring service for quarantined computers.
    3. Support software initiatives to ensure student success.
    4. Create a student multimedia center.
    5. Explore options for expanding technological solutions available to students.

    1. Attend student orientation sessions, provide informational websites, and host a cybersecurity awareness month.
    2. Support enhancements to UAB's Emergency Management Notification system.
    3. Solicit feedback from students regarding UAB IT services.
    4. Improve communications of appropriate use of the UAB network and enhance the self-service method of restoring service.
    5. Increase awareness and utilization of UAB IT services including the software licensing program.

Resources for Students: