Collaborate Ultra

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is the new and improved version of Collaborate.

Please note: This service is cloud hosted and updates are not controlled by Towson University. Towson University documentation for the service is reviewed quarterly to bring it into alignment with the most recent version of the service or software. 

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra allows faculty and students to meet online. This real-time video conferencing system allows you to add files, share applications and use a virtual whiteboard to interact. These sessions must be set by the professor, but students can join.

Collaborate Ultra is easy to use, is available in all Blackboard courses and is turned on by default. 

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For Faculty

All you have to do as an instructor is set up a time to meet with your students online. 

You can also share the links below with your students.

For Students

Your professor is able set a session that you can join remotely.



Faculty and staff who intend to use instructional lecture capture resources supported by Towson University are to adhere to the Instructional Lecture Capture Guidelines to ensure the FERPA regulations are not violated.

Release Form

If a faculty/staff member intends to reuse recordings where the image, voice or materials of students are captured, the Instructional Lecture Capture Release Form must be used. *Be sure to read the guidelines (above) first.

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