How to Access Your Online Advising Appointment

Posted: January 20, 2017 at 9:03 am, Last Updated: March 31, 2017 at 8:38 pm

There have been some updates on how to access you Online Advising appointment. See below for instructions.

To make an appointment, check out the Appointment Scheduling page!

You MUST be a declared biology major to access this feature! If you are a declared major but do not see this feature you must first see an adviser in person.  

How to find the live chat appointment:

  1. Login to blackboard
  2. Look to the top right, and select the “Organizations” link
  3. Look under My Organizations (center of the page) and select Biology Undergraduate Advising
    • If you do not see this link you must first make an in person advising appointment (please cancel the online advising appointment until then)
  4. To the left of the page, choose “Tools”
  5. Scroll down and then select “Blackboard Collaborate Ultra”
  6. Look for the link with your advisors name on it.
  7. Once linked to collaborate, click on the purple tab with arrows on it on the bottom right.
  8. This will link you into a live chat. At the time of your appointment your advisor will move you to a breakout room.  This is a private chat room.  Please be patient, your advisor may be finishing a chat with another student.