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Blackboard Maintenance Schedule

Weekly server maintenance for Blackboard is performed each Friday from 2 a.m. - 6 a.m. Central Standard Time. Blackboard is unavailable to ALL users during the Friday maintenance window from 2 a.m. - 6 a.m.

Canvas Maintenance Schedule

The UHV Canvas Production environment is updated by the Instructure vendor the first and third Thursday of the month. For more details, please visit: https://community.canvaslms.com/t5/The-Product-Blog/July-2021-Regular-Canvas-Maintenance-Windows/ba-p/458140. To review the maintenance times, sign into the Canvas LMS and click Account + Settings and review the listed maintenance schedule under the Time Zone option.



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April 25, 2023 2:04 PM - ISSUE RESOLVED - Blackboard Cloud Network Issues

The Blackboard vendor reports they have resolved the cloud connection network issues and all third-party course tools in the Blackboard LMS should be available again to all users. We apologize for any inconvenience, and please visit this website for important information and other updates. 

March 22, 2023 7:28 AM - Summer 2023 Graduation Deadline

The deadline for the UHV Summer 2023 graduation application is Friday, June 9, 2023.

Date: Friday, June 9, 2023

Please complete the following steps:

  1. Apply online at http://www.uhv.edu/myuhv/.
  2. Choose UHV Self Service.
  3. Select Degree Progress/Graduation.
  4. Select Apply for Graduation.

March 22, 2023 7:23 AM - Summer 2023 Semester Start Dates

The UHV Summer 2023 semester begins Monday, June 5, 2023. Please review the important Summer 2023 semester information below regarding the UHV Canvas LMS.

  • Tuesday, May 30, 2023: first day new students registered for Canvas online courses for the Summer regular, 5W1, 8W1, & 1st "fast track" terms can log into Canvas
  • Monday, June 5, 2023: first day students can access Canvas online course information for the Summer regular, 5W1, 8W1, & 1st "fast track" terms
  • Tuesday, July 4, 2023: first day new students registered for Canvas online courses for the Summer 5W2 & 2nd "fast track" terms can log into Canvas
  • Monday, July 10, 2023: first day students can access Canvas online course information for the Summer 5W2 & 2nd "fast track" terms
  • Tuesday, May 9, 2023: first day students registered for Canvas online courses for the Summer Mini term can log into Canvas
  • Monday, May 15, 2023: first day students can access Canvas online course information for the Summer Mini term
  • Not sure if you are registered for a regular, 5W1, 8W1, 5W2, Mini, or “fast track” term course...check the UHV course offerings page and search for your specific course to find out
  • To resolve issues, confirm you're successfully registered for a Canvas online course, you're accessing information on the correct date (see above), and you've changed your pre-expired password; check with your Online Support Technician for help and assistance
  • For information regarding course evaluations, please visit the UHV course evaluations website.

January 2, 2023 2:15 PM - 2023 UHV Annual Teaching Excellence Award

Dear UHV Student,

The UHV Faculty Awards Committee requests your assistance in identifying the annual Teaching Excellence Award winner for 2023. The Teaching Excellence Award is given to one UHV faculty member annually in recognition of excellent teaching. Only students may nominate a faculty member for this prestigious award, so your input is critical to the process. Nominating a professor for this award is a meaningful way to recognize someone whose teaching has made a difference in your life.

You may nominate only ONE of your professors for this honor. Multiple nominations are not permitted. By completing the nomination form, your name and UHV email address will be stored along with your nomination choice. Anonymous nominations are also not permitted.

Please click on the link below to select your nominee from the provided list of eligible faculty. Only full-time faculty, who have taught six consecutive semesters, are eligible to be nominated. Administrators, recent award recipients, visiting faculty and adjunct/part-time faculty are not eligible and do not appear in the provided list.

Complete the nomination form here:

2023 Teaching Excellence Nomination

The deadline for the nomination process is 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Please help our committee recognize faculty excellence in teaching for the UHV community. Thank you for your cooperation. Please reply to this email with any questions, concerns, or comments.

This year’s Faculty Awards Committee:

  • Dr. Armando Chavez-Rivera, Chair - Research and Scholarly Activity Excellence Award Recipient
  • Dr. Sandy Venneman – Distinguished Faculty Service Award Recipient
  • Dr. Anthony Madrid – Teaching Excellence Award Recipient
  • Dr. Jerry Hu – College of Nautral and Applied Science
  • Dr. Saeed Janani - College of Business
  • Dr. Saidat Ilo - College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Dr. Michael Wiblishauser – College of Education and Health Professions


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