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Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC)

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Support

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is the 2017 successor to Blackboard Collaborate.  It is a powerful web conferencing tool that enables instructors and students alike to have “in class” experiences from anywhere with a computer and internet connection.  With Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, you can share live video from your web camera, power point presentations, use a white board, and even record your online session for future reference.

You can access Collaborate Ultra from any course on Blackboard, and it does not require a license or accessory in order to function – if you teach a course or are an enrolled student, you are ready to use Blackboard Collaborate Ultra!

Please note: Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) instructors / students do not have access to Blackboard.

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For the best experience with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, we recommend using the Mozilla Firefox web browser, which can be downloaded by going to:

If you have any questions, or need assistance regarding Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, please contact the Baruch College Helpdesk at 646-312-1010, or ext. 1010 if dialing from campus.