The Portal has been replaced by Quercus.
A Feature Comparison Chart [PDF] has been created to help U of T Instructors and Course Staff understand the similarities and differences between the two systems.
General Timeline for Instructors
|Jan-Apr 2018||Explore Quercus||Explore Quercus at https://q.utoronto.ca
Visit the instructor welcome site.
|Feb-Apr 2018||Export and Archive your courses from Blackboard||Guide for Archiving, Exporting and Saving Course
Contact your divisional key contacts for additional support
|Apr 2018||If using Quercus for summer course, build your summer course in Quercus||Advise your divisional key training and technical support of your decision.
Review online resources and check the training and support page for additional support.
|May 2018||Ensure you have access to all your Fall courses to start building your courses||Log-in to Quercus at https://q.utoronto.ca and check all of your Fall course shells are available to you.|
|May-Aug 2018||Upload/build Fall courses||Check the training and support page for your division and central training on building new courses in Quercus.
The project team is holding content migration workshops at each division to support faculty. Times will be posted on the Training and Support page and communicated to you by your key contacts.
Contact your divisional key contacts for more information.
|Aug 31, 2018||Aug 31, 2018 is the last day of access to Blackboard Portal.
All course contents should have been archived and Fall courses should be ready in Quercus.
|Attend a Content Migration clinic or contact your divisional key contacts for any additional support|
This timelines is general for those following three standard semesters starting in September, January and May. Contact your divisional contact if you follow a different schedule.