Collaborate Ultra


Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is browser-based live web-conferencing software that you can use to have live, synchronous meetings with individual students or your whole class. Collaborate includes live video, live chat, a whiteboard, and other features that you can use to lead a real-time class session online.


This new version is available to all faculty as of Spring 2017. Come see us for a brief one-on-one or small group demo or to discuss the best Collaborate Ultra implementation strategy for your use case. For a more extensive overview, attend one of the upcoming training sessions below.

Resources for Instructors

How do I use Collaborate in my class?

Collaborate is a “tool” in Blackboard, so you will simply look for it in the list of available tools.