Blackboard Resources

Illinois Tech uses Blackboard as its learning management system. Students log into Blackboard through Access Illinois Tech. Most courses utilize Blackboard to display course content and information such as the course syllabus, to manage assignments, and to collaborate online. For more information about using Blackboard Learn, see our video How to Get started Using Blackboard as a Student.

Watch a Video Tour

Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra experience user interface tour is a quick overview of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the web conferencing tool available in Blackboard.

Technical Requirements of Collaborate Ultra

  • Collaborate Ultra requires a modern web browser with WebRTC support
  • Collaborate Ultra requires certain permissions to function as desired. For example, Collaborate Ultra needs permission to access your camera and microphone so you can use audio and video. Give Collaborate Ultra permission when asked, and/or set up permissions in browser preferences
  • Collaborate Ultra doesn't require or use plug-ins
  • See the Blackboard website for more information 

For additional help with Collaborate Ultra or other Blackboard tools at Illinois Tech, contact the Illinois Tech Support Desk at