Release Notes

bCourses Release Notes Archive

Updates and Alerts for bCourses listed below; most recent first. 

bCourses Update Schedule

Every three weeks, bCourses is updated by the vendor (Canvas). UC Berkeley reviews these updates and communicates the most significant changes to instructors using bCourses announcements.

Detailed Release Notes and release schedule information are available on the vendor website.

Recent Stories

Updated Zoom Integration Available for Fall 2020

August 7, 2020
Screenshot of bCourses/Canvas Zoom Integration Updated Zoom Integration to be Released August 15th, 2020

As many Fall 2020 courses will utilize synchronous online instruction via the Zoom video conferencing platform, we are happy to announce the availability of a new Zoom integration for bCourses, which will be enabled...

New Gradebook: What You Need to Know

November 20, 2019
screenshot of canvas's new gradebook New Gradebook Released January 6th, 2020

On January 6th, 2020, the New Gradebook will replace the existing gradebook for all courses and users in bCourses. All scores and assignments from...