Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Blackboard Collaborate is a real-time video conferencing tool that lets you add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact. Collaborate with the Ultra experience opens right in your browser.


Support for Moderators

Get Started on Google Chrome

Adding Collaborate Tool to Your Course Menu (Video 3:04)

The Blackboard Collaborate Tool is called: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra


Support for Participants

Get Started on Google Chrome



Students can access Collaborate Ultra using the BbStudent App.

Download for Android

Download for iOS Device

Download for Windows


Using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra through BbStudent

BbStudent App Guide

Collaborate Ultra on your desktop web browser will provide additional capabilities.


Need Additional Assistance?

Open SUNY Support Services

Phone: 1-844-OPENSUNY (844-673-6786)


Direct Help Website:

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Collaborating in Blackboard Collaborate (2:40)

Using Blackboard Collaborate for Conferences & Meetings

Contact Todd Benzin at 716-878-4538



Training is offered through Instructional Design & Training. Upcoming dates are listed on the CyberQuad Registration page.

Please contact:

Meghan Pereira at 716-878-3877 or

Todd Benzin at 716-878-4538 or


Resources for Information,
Technology and Education

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RITE Support Desk: (716) 878-HELP (4357)    CIO's Phone: (716) 878-3694    Fax: (716) 878-3134

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