JOLT Blackboard Archive Procedure

Courses are kept on the production system for one year. After that, courses are saved in the archives for four years. Any courses past four years are discarded permanently.

Procedure Statement and Purpose:

Blackboard courses are accessible to faculty/instructors on the production system for one year. Courses from up to four years prior are archived.

Who Should Read this Procedure?
Faculty/Instructor users of the Blackboard system Related Links: Archive a Course

Jaguar Office of Learning Technology Assistance:

Submit a Request:
Phone: 919-464-2260


JOLT staff will archive courses when creating new courses for an upcoming semester. The archived courses are saved in a .zip format and can be restored to the Blackboard environment by a Blackboard administrator. If you need an archived course from a previous semester within the last 4 years restored, request to JOLT at or call 464-2260. Include the course ID (example: YearSemester-ENG-111-I1).