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Courses Upgrade August 16, 2023

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Upgrade Details

On Wednesday, August 16, 2023, Technology and Learning will be upgrading our Courses LMS to Sakai 22. The upgrade comes with several enhancements for the Assignments, Calendar, Lessons, and Rich Text Editor, as well as performance and stability enhancements and important security updates. 

IMPORTANT: Class site content will stay intact! Ongoing classes and new classes will not skip a beat, as all the content for each class will be retained.


  • Day: Wednesday, August 16, 2023
  • Times: 4:00 AM to noon Pacific
  • Duration: Up to eight (8) hours


New Features

This update provides improved performance and feature enhancements, including:

  1. Lessons: New "Page Layout" options
  2. Calendar: Improved design
  3. Rich Text Editor: A streamlined editor (with an option to expand for all features)
  4. Rubrics: Export rubrics as PDF files
  5. Assignments: New "Video Submission" option
  6. Performance and stability enhancements
  7. Security updates

Clear Your Browser Cache

After the upgrade, be sure to clear your web browser cache. This is critically important!

Support Reminders

Student Resources

Students should contact Tech Central at 310.506.4357. Students should also reference our documentation:

Faculty Resources

Professors can contact Technology & Learning at with any questions or concerns. Faculty can also contact their local school support teams or Tech Central for other assistance as needed. Please references other faculty resources:


Tech Central

Phone: 310.506.4357 (HELP)

Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

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