How to migrate courses from Blackboard to Brightspace

Step-by-step instructions have been created to help navigate the course and content migration process. Any course currently available in Blackboard (generally, those from Fall 2017 or later) can be moved.

No personally identifying student information, grades or other materials will be exported from Blackboard. Only course content will be exported. Those who need assistance exporting student data, should email tlt@purdue.edu to schedule a consultation.

The deadline to request the transfer of content needed for the fall 2020 semester is Aug. 1; the deadline for ll other migration requests is Aug. 17.  The last day to access Blackboard Learn is Aug. 24. 

Click here to download step-by-step instructions for migrating your course content from  Blackboard Learn to Brightspace: .pdf version or Microsoft Word version.

The course migration process is expected to take three to seven business days, as content transfer will take place during off-peak times to ensure the stability of Blackboard Learn.