Webinars

We use Blackboard Collaborate for all webinars and online info sessions. We recommend downloading Blackboard Collaborate and testing the application on your device before your scheduled webinar.


Participate using a computer.


To participate using a desktop or laptop computer, you need:

  • An up-to-date computer (Mac or Windows)
  • A reasonably fast Internet connection
  • An updated web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, or Firefox
  • An updated version of Java running on your computer
  • The Blackboard Collaborate Launcher (you will be prompted to download this software if it is not already on your computer)

To join the session on your computer:

  • Click on the link you received in your info session confirmation email.
  • Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the session.
  • Click on the file named meeting.collab in your downloads folder to begin your session.

You will be able to type questions into text chat during the presentation.

Some info sessions may allow use to use a webcam and audio, and you will also need:

  • A webcam
  • A headset or earbuds with a microphone (to avoid audio feedback)

If this is the first time you are using Blackboard Collaborate:

You may also wish to download the Blackboard Collaborate Participant's Guide



Participate using a mobile device.


To participate using your mobile device, download the Blackboard Collaborate app:

If this is the first time you are using Blackboard Collaborate:

You may also wish to download the Blackboard Collaborate Participant's Guide