Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Guides

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is now available! Collaborate Ultra opens right in your browser, so you don’t have to install any software to join a session.

Please note that the original Blackboard Collaborate is still available in your Blackboard courses for access to previously scheduled sessions. At your earliest convenience please being using the tool “Blackboard Collaborate Ultra” instead of “Blackboard Collaborate.” see image below.


Blackboard Collaborate Guides

Collaborate offers instructors a way to connect with their students from anywhere
across the globe. Collaborate is a web conferencing tool available in all NU Online courses.It allows students and instructors to hold synchronous conversations, share presentations, and record meetings. Below are some common uses for Collaborate within online courses at Northeastern.

Note:  Collaborate has a weekly scheduled maintenance window during the following times-  Saturday 10 pm EST to Sunday 6 am EST.  It is not recommended to host a session at this time.



Are you ready to use Blackboard Collaborate? Click any link below for details and easy to follow tutorials to use Blackboard Collaborate today.

Get started with Blackboard Collaborate
Inform Blackboard Collaborate participants
Conduct class discussion/review meetings in real-time
Hold virtual one-on-one meetings with students
Create a virtual space for student presentations
Schedule virtual student meeting spaces
Create a mobile experience for students
Obtain Blackboard Collaborate help and support