Blackboard Collaborate Being Retired in May 2019

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Blackboard Collaborate windowThe Blackboard Collaborate application will be retired in May of 2019. Although it will be available through the Spring semester, you will need to make the move to Zoom (recommended) or another web conferencing tool (see the OIT comparison chart).

In the meantime, if you have any Collaborate recordings you’d like to preserve, please download them as soon as possible, as you may not be able to access them after the allotted time period. See the link below for instructions on how to download recordings if needed.

Here are some helpful resources:

If you have any questions about Blackboard Collaborate or Zoom, please contact the EIT help desk by calling 919-513-7000 or emailing