What is Collaborate?

Blackboard Collaborate™ is a simple, convenient, and reliable online collaborative learning solution. This fully redesigned solution delivers a level of engagement that makes learners feel like they’re together in the same room via collaboration and conference tools.

How can I use Collaborate?

  • Live instruction
  • Virtual office hours
  • Presentations
  • Meetings
  • Group work
  • Guest speakers
  • Tutoring
  • Orientations

How do I setup a session?

There are two ways to setup sessions for Collaborate:

  1. Contact Anne Stevens ( to have a session setup.  This is the best option when your event is not associated with a D2L class.
  2. Setup sessions within your D2L class.  Go to Collaborate Ultra, which is found under Communications.