Blackboard Learn - Request Early Course Deletion


This form can be filled out to request an early deletion of a course in Blackboard outside of each semester’s OIT retention cleanup. If the requesting user is the instructor of record, they may request that the course be deleted from Blackboard. If not, the user may still fill out this form and request that they be removed as an instructor from the course.

Standard Services and Features 

Remove courses from Blackboard prior to the standard OIT Retention Guideline of 18 months. 

SLA:  You can expect this service to be completed in 2 business days.


  • Faculty and Staff that are instructors of a course. If there are other faculty in the course, they will also need to approve the deletion. 


Provide the following information when making the request:

  • Are you making the request on behalf of another person?
  • Course CRN
  • Reason for the early deletion.

The requester will be notified on request completion.



Request Early Course

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