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Time to Launch

Transition Timeline

  • June 2016 – Canvas officially announced as replacement LMS for Blackboard
  • July 31, 2016 – Content migration from 2015-2016 academic year Blackboard courses into Canvas courses
  • Fall 2016 – Canvas is available for all courses across all campuses; Blackboard will still be active
  • Spring 2017 – Canvas will be the LMS of record for Tulane University; Blackboard will be available for archival purposes
  • July 1, 2017 – Blackboard at Tulane will no longer be available for teaching
  • August 2017 – Official Canvas Launch
  • December 15, 2017 -Blackboard LMS Sunset; course content from Blackboard will no longer be available