Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra provides a simple and reliable virtual classroom solution to power your online teaching and web conferencing needs.

System Requirements

Collaborate Ultra requires a modern web browser with WebRTC support. Supported browsers include:

  • ChromeTM
  • Firefox®
  • Safari®
  • Microsoft Edge®

Collaborate requires certain allowed permissions to function as desired. For example, Collaborate needs permission to access your camera and microphone so you can use audio and video. Give Collaborate permission when asked, and/or set up permissions in browser preferences.

Collaborate does not require or use plugins

View more information on supported browsers and operating systems.

Using a Screen Reader?

For the best Blackboard Collaborate experience with your screen reader use Firefox® and JAWS on a Windows® system. On a Mac® use Safari® and VoiceOver. View more information.

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Help

Click the following links to access help documentation for instructors or students.

NOTE: When accessing Collaborate Ultra in Blackboard courses, instructors of the course are moderators, while students are participants.

Accessibility and Privacy Statements

Students should view the statements of accessibility and privacy policies on all course technologies. We recommend instructors to provide links to this software's accessibility and privacy statements in their syllabi. Locate the updated statement links for Hoonuit on the following pages:

Office of Information Technology
Instructional Technology & Distance Education Services
Killam Library, Room 259
Phone: (956) 326-2792
Fax: (956) 326-2299
E-mail: elearning@tamiu.edu