Blackboard to NYU Classes Transition

In Spring and Summer 2014, the School of Engineering is transitioning from the learning management system MyPoly (Blackboard 9.1) to NYU Classes (Sakai CLE). In Fall 2014, Blackboard 9.1 will be retired at the School of Engineering.

Training on NYU Classes began in April and will run throughout the summer and into the Fall 2014 semester. View FITL's Workshop Calendar for the full schedule.

NYU Classes Transition Timeline

Spring 2014

  • NYU Classes pilot
  • Sandbox sites available to faculty and staff

Summer 2014

Fall 2014

  • All School of Engineering courses transition to NYU Classes
  • Blackboard 9.1 is retired
  • Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing is retired

Mapping of LMS Tools from Blackboard 9.1 to NYU Classes

This table provides a comparison of the tools most commonly used in the LMS.

Blackboard 9.1 Tool

NYU Classes Tool Equivalent

Announcements Announcements
Send Email Messages
Build Content (documents, URLs, etc.) Resources, Lessons
Assignments Assignments
Grade Center Gradebook

A full list of LMS tool mapping is also available (NYU login required).