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Blackboard Instant Messenger Download Instructions

Do you need a quick answer? Don’t have time to drive to campus? Contact Academic Advising via Blackboard Instant Messenger! Simply download & install Blackboard Instant Messenger, the University’s official IM communication and connect with an Academic Advisor. Just follow the steps below:

Blackboard Instant Messanger Download Instructions
STEP 1 - Login to MyUTB Blackboard Portal at
STEP 2 - Click on the 
Blackboard IM module.
STEP 3 - Confirm your e-mail and password. STEP 4 - Download and install Blackboard IM.
STEP 5 - Login to Blackboard IM
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