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Scheduled Monthly Maintenance

BB Learn will undergo monthly maintenance on the 3rd Thursday of each month between 8am & 9am.  Note: BB Learn may be restarted during this time.

Wireless Access on Campus

Student accessing Blackboard online on Abbotsford Campus need to log in with UFV-Secured network. Please see instructions at

Blackboard Learn

Welcome to the Blackboard e-Education platform—designed to enable educational innovations everywhere by connecting people and technology.

System Announcements

  • Issues when launching Blackboard CHAT (Friday, April 4, 2014)

    This issue applies to Java version 7 Update 51 and newer.

    If you are experiencing issues while launching Blackboard Chat and are getting errors similar to "Missing required Permissions manifest attribute in main jar", please follow these instructions to fix it:

        Go to the Java Control Panel (On Windows click Start->All Programs->Java and then Configure Java; on Mac go to System Preferences then click on the Java icon)
        Click on the Security tab
        Click on the Edit Site List button
        Click the Add in the Exception Site List window 
        Add two URLs - and on separate lines
        Click OKs to save the URLs that you entered.
        Click Continue on the Security Warning dialog

  • System Outage : May 2, 2014 : 6am - 10am (Friday, April 4, 2014)

    Description of Maintenance: Blackboard Learn (Online) Maintenance

    Estimated time of maintenance: 6 am - 10 am

    Estimated duration of maintenance: 4 Hours

    Services impacted: Blackboard Learn (Online Learning) will be unavailable during this time. As this is between terms, impact should be minimal.

    Users impacted: Students, Staff & Faculty who log into Blackboard Learn

    Service enhancements: This is a maintenance outage

    Contact for questions or scheduling issues: Robyn Harcott, Team Lead Web Applications

    Contact for technical help: IT Services Help Desk,

  • Student Orientation (Tuesday, January 1, 2013)


    Worried about navigating your online course?  UFV Online has an Orientation available for you to familiarize yourself with the environment.

    Login here with one of the following username & password combinations - enter the Student Orientation course and have a look around.