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Blackboard IM Instructions

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Benefits of Blackboard IM

  • Quickly connect with classmates, staff, and faculty for office hours, informal learning and timely ad-hoc meetings.
  • Check availability through presence to find others and interact on demand and live. 
  • Desktop video conferencing and audio provide rich interactions to save a drive to campus or even a visit across campus.
  • An integrated whiteboard can be used for realtime collaboration.
  • Application sharing provides unique abilities to work with students and peers.
  • Queued chat for online office hours provides effective user management. 
  • Instant access to campus services such as tutoring and help desks.