Information Services

Mobile Access

Information about how to access Blackboard Collaborate via a mobile device.

Collaborate Ultra via BB Student App

Collaborate no longer needs the Blackboard or Blackboard Instructor App to run on your mobile.  If you click on a link to a Collaborate session it will now open within your browser on your phone.

These devices and browsers are supported:

  • Android: Chrome browser
  • iOS 11+: Safari browser

If you access your Collaborate sessions through Learn then it may be useful to download the Blackboard or Blackboard Instructor app as this will help launch a Collaborate session if a link is provided within your Learn course as well as the ability to view your courses within Learn on your mobile device.

Student

It is recommended to download Blackboard as this will also allow you to view all your courses to which you are a student within Learn. 

Staff

It is recommended to download Blackboard Instructor as this will also allow you to view all your courses to which you are an Instructor within Learn.

Moderating on a mobile device

You are able to Moderate a Collaborate session on your mobile but you will have access to a limited subset of tools. It is recommended to use the browser view of Collaborate for the full range of moderator capabilities.

 

Blackboard App

Introduction to Blackboard

How to Join a Collaborate Session in Blackboard

How to participate in a Collaborate Session via Blackboard

Blackboard is available for devices running iOS 11+ or  Android 5+

* As of December 31st, 2019 the Windows version of the app will be removed from the Microsoft Store and no longer supported.  Please install the iOS or Android App.

Download for Android | iOS

 

Blackboard Instructor App

Collaborate in Blackboard Instructor

  • Join a Session
  • Features
  • Compare to Collaborate in web browser
  • Detailed steps to join a session

Blackboard is available for devices running iOS 11+ or  Android 5+

Download for Android | iOS

 

If you require further assistance: