Blackboard Collaborate for Students

Blackboard Collaborate is a real-time video conferencing tool built into Blackboard Learn. Instructors may use Blackboard Collaborate to lecture, share presentations and applications as well as host office hours.

Download the Blackboard app on your smartphone and access Blackboard Collaborate sessions from your phone.

Blackboard Collaborate Tips

  • Blackboard Collaborate performs optimally on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Internet Explorer and Edge should be avoided.
  • Download the Blackboard smartphone app and access Collaborate on your phone.
  • Once you are in Collaborate, point to the avatar image and select My Settings to set your profile picture.
  • Also from Your Avatar > My Settings, set up your audio and video and adjust your volume. You must give the browser permission to use audio and video.