Getting Help with Collaborate Ultra

This article provides students and instructors with where to go for help with Collaborate Ultra.

Students and instructors can access the Collaborate Ultra documentation at any time. A troubleshooting guide is available, and Blackboard provides 24/7 chat support for Collaborate Ultra. For access details see the What if I can’t access a Collaborate Ultra session? section below.


Collaborate Support should be contacted when technical problems occur while:

  • Joining a session (e.g. after clicking into the meeting I don’t enter)
  • Using audio chat (e.g. I can’t hear the speaker, or the group cannot hear me)
  • Using video communication (e.g. participants can’t see me)
  • Sharing your screen sharing (including video), or sharing files (e.g. I can't see the PowerPoint)
  • Playing a recording (e.g. I don’t know where to find the recording) 

Users can also review instructions for Joining a Collaborate Ultra Session to prevent connection issues.


What if I have issues while I'm in a Collaborate session?

Students and instructors can accessing 24/7 Collaborate support during a meeting through the Open Session menu tab in the upper-left corner of the window.

What if I can’t access a Collaborate Ultra session?

If students or instructors are having technical issues with Collaborate, contact the 24/7 Collaborate Support and click the Chat with Collaborate Support button under the Support heading.


How do instructors learning to use Collaborate Ultra?

Instructors can also contact the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) for pedagogical support and technical training for Collaborate Ultra. Students should not contact CETL for help with Collaborate Ultra.

How can I troubleshoot Collaborate Ultra?

Keywords:collaborate ultra   Doc ID:99436
Owner:Dylan B.Group:UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Created:2020-03-25 10:14 CDTUpdated:2020-03-31 11:30 CDT
Sites:UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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