Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah Georgia.

Information Technology Services

Collaborate Required Software

Step 1

Get the Required Software

Blackboard Collaborate requires Sun Microsystems Java to be installed on your computer.
Go to:

Windows OS

  • When the File Download window appears
  • CLICK  Run
  • Installation may take several minutes
  • If you are unable to download please visit the First Time Users

Java Installer Image


Step 2

Beginning your Session

When joining a Blackboard Collaborate Web-conferencing session for the first time you will see a Security Dialog.  Blackboard Collaborate Web-conferencing is asking for you to run this application without a verification of its digital signature. Due to the dynamic abilities of this software Blackboard is unable to sign a certain application files.

  • After installing the software, place a check in the "Always trust content from this publisher" box
  • CLICK Run to complete installation

Java Warning Security Image