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Open LMS Release Schedule for 2021

Open LMS release information

Major and maintenance pack release times are scheduled by Technical Operations, and typically happen at 12:30 A.M. local time of the corresponding datacenter. The exception is for sites hosted in the Virginia datacenter, where releases start in Eastern, Central, and Pacific time zones. Upgrades dates and times are estimated below but you should confirm with your Engagement Manager for confirmation. We update this page with new information when it’s available.

Upcoming Maintenance Releases

Open LMS 3.10 Maintenance Pack 2

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 10/7/2021 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 10/21/2021 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Upcoming Major Releases

Open LMS 3.11

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 12/2/2021 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday, 12/30/2021 12:30 AM – 6:30 AM local datacenter time

Prior Maintenance Releases

 Open LMS 3.10 Maintenance Pack 1

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 8/5/2021 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 8/12/2021 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Open LMS 3.9 Maintenance Pack 2

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday,4/8/2021 8 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 4/15/2021 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Open LMS 3.9 Maintenance Pack 1

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 2/4/2021 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 2/11/2021 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Open LMS 3.8 Maintenance Pack 2

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 10/1/2020 8 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 10/8/2020 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Open LMS 3.8 Maintenance Pack 1

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 8/6/2020 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 8/13/2020 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Open LMS 3.7 Maintenance Pack 2

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday,4/09/2020 8 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 4/16/2020 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.7 Maintenance Pack 1

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 2/6/2020 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 2/13/2020 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.6 Maintenance Pack 2

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 10/10/2019 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 10/17/2019 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.6 Maintenance Pack 1

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 8/1/2019 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 8/8/2019 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.5 Maintenance Pack 2

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday,4/11/2019 8 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 4/18/2019 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.5 Maintenance Pack 1

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 2/7/2019 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 2/14/2019 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.4 Maintenance Pack 2

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 9/13/2018 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 9/20/2018 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.4 Maintenance Pack 1

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 8/9/2018 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 8/16/2018 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.3 Maintenance Pack 2

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 4/5/2018 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 4/12/2018 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.3 Maintenance Pack 1

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 1/25/2018 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday 2/1/2018 12:30 AM – 2:30 AM local datacenter time

Prior Major Releases

Open LMS 3.10

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 6/10/2021 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday, 7/8/2021 12:30 AM – 6:30 AM local datacenter time

Open LMS 3.9

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 12/3/2020 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Wednesday, 12/30/2020 12:30 AM – 6:30 AM local datacenter time

Open LMS 3.8

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 6/11/2020 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday, 7/09/2020 12:30 AM – 6:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.7

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 12/5/2019 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Friday, 12/27/2019 12:30 AM – 6:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.6

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 6/13/2019 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday, 7/11/2019 12:30 AM – 6:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.5

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Thursday, 12/6/2018 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday, 1/3/2019 12:30 AM – 6:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.4

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Tuesday, 6/5/2018 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday, 7/12/2018 12:30 AM – 6:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.3

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Tuesday, 12/5/2017 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday, 12/28/2017 12:30 AM – 6:30 AM local datacenter time

Blackboard Open LMS 3.2

  • Sandbox Upgrade: Tuesday, 6/7/2017 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
  • Production Upgrade: Thursday, 7/6/2017 12:30 AM – 6:30 AM local datacenter time