Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Getting Started

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Getting Started

Are you new to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra? The first things you need to do when using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is to enable the tool, create a link to Collaborate Ultra in the menu, and start a session.  These instructions will walk you through setting up Collaborate Ultra.

Adding Blackboard Collaborate Ultra in your Course Content Menu

1. Enter your course and in the main menu on the left click the + button.

Collaborate Ultra

2. Click Tool Link.

Collaborate Ultra

3. Name your content area.  We recommend naming it “Collaborate Ultra” (or something similar) so that students can easily find and access the tool.

Collaborate Ultra

4. Click on the drop down menu, select Blackboard Collaborate Ultra from the options.

Collaborate Ultra

5. Check the box to make the content Available to Users.

Collaborate Ultra

6. Click on the content area you created.

Collaborate Ultra

7. You will get a black screen with a purple circle.  This lets you know Collaborate Ultra is loading.

Collaborate Ultra

8. You will then be directed to the Session list.

Collaborate Ultra

You can now start scheduling sessions!