Outage Information

This page is the official source of information from Liberty University Information Technology.

Information Technology would like to make you aware of upcoming Banner downtime related to end of fiscal year reporting and processing requirements. This downtime is scheduled for:

Friday, September 9th - 10:00 p.m. - Saturday, September 10th - 6:00 a.m.

Please note that the myLU portal will be available and will link to other Liberty services including: Blackboard, Student Email, and Staff Email.


Student Impact

Financial Check-In, EZ-Proxy, most streaming videos (including in Blackboard courses), housing registration, and class registration are the major tools that will be unavailable during this time. For a full list, see the Services Impacted section below.

Blackboard access for students will remain entirely available during this time. 


Faculty Impact

In addition to the services listed below, posting final grades, early warning, and the student roster functionality in Blackboard will be unavailable. All other Blackboard functions will remain online.


Staff Impact/Services Impacted


Feedback

Information Technology works to minimize the occurrence of outages, both planned and unplanned. We have policies and systems in place to allow us to perform most network maintenance without customer impact, but occasionally, planned downtime period is needed. If you have any comments about the upcoming outage, please email itfeedback@liberty.edu