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Dec
17
2018
We have a new tool available for use within Canvas called Bongo. Curious?

Visit https://www.baylor.edu/lib/factech/index.php?id=956774 for more details!
Dec
12
2018
The WebEx interface in Canvas will be updated on December 30, 2018. There may be some downtime to the platform as it updates.
Dec
7
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing a service degradation which is being investigated. We will post an update once it has been resolved.

Resolved at 11:33am on 12/7/18.
Nov
6
2018
Some Canvas users in the US region are seeing page errors while trying to submit assignments.

Users are receiving page errors when trying to submit or upload files.
Sep
17
2018
Turnitin users are continuing to experiencing slow submission/report generation times and some users may be unable to submit larger files. Turnitin engineers are working hard to resolve this for all our users.
Sep
17
2018
Turnitin will be performing maintenance on their systems and will have an outage on Saturday, 9/22/18. It will begin at 10:00am and last until 6:30pm.

Users will be unable to submit and grade during this maintenance window, so please ensure that any submission deadlines are adjusted to fall outside of the window.
Aug
29
2018
Users at Baylor were unable to access Canvas between 6:52pm and 7:13pm CST on 8/28/18.

In addition, Turnitin experienced a service disruption throughout the evening of 8/28/18.

All issues have been resolved.
Aug
29
2018
Users of the Turnitin service may encounter intermittent issues getting reports and accessing existing submissions. Turnitin is investigating this issue as a priority.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Thanks for your patience.
Aug
23
2018
Maintenance will be performed on the network during the window of 6:00pm - 10:00pm on Thursday, August 23. During this time access to Baylor's datacenter may experience a brief disruption (projected at 5 minutes or less) and users may be unable to login to Canvas.
Aug
20
2018
Baylor's single sign-on system was unavailable for roughly 45 minutes on the evening of 8/20/18. This caused Canvas and many other campus systems to be unreachable.
Jul
31
2018
Read about several major enhancements to the Respondus Monitor dashboard that will become available on July 31st.
Jul
30
2018
Meet your new Webex Meetings desktop app and user experience inspired by how people collaborate. Experience modern meetings that are more intuitive, more personal, and offer more control.
Jul
20
2018
Cidi Labs Design Tools was developed to take away the heavy lifting of making your Canvas course look great in the fraction of the time. With Design Tools, you can easily customize the visual appeal and organizational elements of content presented on your homepage, content pages, assignments, the course syllabus, discussion board descriptions, and quiz descriptions.
Jul
3
2018
Turnitin services will be unavailable on July 10, 2018.
Jun
26
2018
Maintenance will be performed on Thursday, June 28 from 6:30 p.m. until midnight to upgrade network connections to one of Baylor’s internet providers. During this time access to Baylor's datacenter may experience a brief disruption and users may be unable to login to Canvas.
Jun
1
2018
On June 19, Canvas will begin using a new plagiarism framework for TurnItIn. The Canvas Plagiarism Framework allows third-party plagiarism services to integrate with Canvas in the most seamless way possible. Existing assignments may need to be modified or recreated if TurnItIn is to be used.
May
15
2018
Starting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, firmware upgrades will be applied to datacenter load-balancers. The load-balancers have redundant hardware, so service impact should be minimal – but there may be brief points in time during the maintenance window when traffic is impacted to/from http://canvas.baylor.edu.
Apr
9
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing another service disruption.
Apr
3
2018
Canvas will be unavailable on April 17, 2018 at 2:30am.
Mar
29
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing another service disruption.
Mar
28
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing service disruption.
Mar
12
2018
Turnitin services will be unavailable on March 17, 2018.
Mar
2
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing service disruption.
Feb
16
2018
Turnitin is currently experiencing service degradation.
Jan
24
2018
Canvas users are experiencing longer load times than expected. Instructure is aware of the problem and is working on a resolution.
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