Learn@Illinois Moodle - Adding a Guest to a Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Session

Learn how you can give unenrolled users guest access to a session in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Guests can be assigned one of three roles: Participant, Presenter, or Moderator. When they enter the Collaborate Session, they will appear as the name they manually type in.

For a permanent link to this information, please use: http://go.illinois.edu/MoodleCollaborateGuest

To add a guest link to your Blackboard Collaborate Ultra session:
  1. Click on the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra activity you would like to edit.
    Blackboard activity
  2. To the right of the "Course Room" or the specific session, click on the Session options circle.
    Session options circle
  3. From the drop-down menu, select Edit settings.
    Edit blackboard settings
  4. Check the Guest access checkbox. From the "Guest role" drop-down menu, choose the appropriate Collaborate guest role. For guest lecturers, select "Presenter".
    Guest access
  5. Copy the "Guest link" by clicking the double square icon to the right of the link. 
    Copy guest link.
  6. Prior to the session, email the link to the individual(s) that you would like to give guest access to.

Related Topics

Blackboard Collaborate Documentation