Mississippi College

Blackboard Collaborate


Getting Started

System Requirements For Using Collaborate

For First-Time Users with a First-Use System
This article walks a user attempting Collabrate with a new device. In STEP 1 the participant can verify your system requirements by clicking on the link  "system requirements for Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing".


Using Collaborate As A Student

How to use Collaborate as a participant (slides #6-#18) video

To learn how to get started in Blackboard Collaborate, click on the pictures below to view a complete guide. Slides 1-5 will show you step by step to how to set up your computer, audio and microphone. You can also visit the direct page by

Click on the image below to start video.

Collaborate Functions

Here are the Essentials for Participants.