As the end of each semester rolls around make a checklist of items that you want to maintain and preserve from Blackboard. Remember Blackboard courses are only available for approximately 8 weeks after the end of semester!

Do you need to save course content and materials to reuse for another semester? Then you must export (download/save) your course materials locally. The following ehelp website links will assist you with steps to accomplish!

End of Semester: Export Blackboard course files

Do you need to save save a copy of the current Blackboard course Grade Center and recorded student grades? Then you must download the Grade Center and save locally. The below website link will assist you with steps to accomplish! 

End of Semester: Download/Save Blackboard Grade Center

Do you need to save copies of student submitted assignments (especially if you have upcoming accreditation visits)? Check out the below eHelp webpage!

Collect Student Assignments

Need instructions on how to enter final grades in BannerWeb?

End of Semester: Enter Grades in BannerWeb

Finally, need tips on getting your course ready for a new semester? 

Get Blackboard Course Ready for a New Semester!