Scheduled Service Change: Blackboard Provisioning Tool Maintenance
Users will not be able to request a new Blackboard account or a new Blackboard course shell during the maintenance period.
There is no workaround for this issue
On January 10th from 7:00am to 9:00am, as part of the Blackboard application upgrade to version 9.1 service pack 7, the API client used by the Blackboard provisioning tool located at http://request.blackboard.cornell.edu will be also be upgraded to version 9.1 service pack 7. Users will not be able to use the tool to create new Blackboard accounts or course shells during this maintenance period...