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Guest access must be enabled in a course room or in an individual session. See → How do I enable or disable the guest link in my Collaborate course room or session?

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With the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, guests will be able to join the room - if you allow them to do so.

  1. Go to Other Bb Tools → Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
    • You can also go to the Control Panel -> Course Tools → Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.
  2. The Collab dashboard for your course will display.

    Bb Collaborate Ultra Dashboard
     
  3. You can either use the Course Room or create a session. See this FAQ -> How can I create a custom session in Blackboard Collaborate? 
  1. Click on the contextual menu located on the far right. It is identified by a circle with three horizontal dots: Collaborate contextual menu
  2. Select Copy Guest Link.

     Copy the guest link from the Course Room

  3. A unique Guest Link will appear.
  4. Copy the link and provide it via email to your guests.

    Copy the guest link from Collab
     
  5. Optional: Provide the phone number and PIN to guests to dial in to an audio-only.

NOTE: If you do not see a guest link, you must enable it.

  1. After creating a session, click on the contextual menu located on the far right.
  2. Select Copy Guest Link.

    Created Session Guest Link
  3. A unique Guest Link will appear.
  4. Copy the link and provide it via email to your guests.
  5. Optional: Provide the phone number and PIN to guests to dial in to an audio-only.

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