Blackboard Collaborate - UWC Online
We are available on the synchronous system for Maymester and Summer sessions Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 4:00pm.
The last opportunity to log into the online system during the summer will be at 3:30 pm.
Welcome to our online synchronous system for writing assistance. If you have used our online system before, this will be familiar to you. If this is the first time you have used our online system you may need to download the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher (HERE). After you have downloaded and installed the launcher, return to this page to begin logging in.
This system does not work on IOS devices (iPhone, iPad, Andriod, etc).
We may not be able to help you with short deadlines! If your paper is due today, it may be too late.
THIS SERVICE IS ONLY AVAILABLE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 9:00AM - 5:00PM
What you will need to do before clicking this link:
1) Make sure you are logged OUT of Blackboard completely - This link will not work if you are currently logged in.
2) Have your document (essay) on your computer, ready. You will be given instructions once you are connected.
What you can expect after clicking the link below:
1) Fill out the survey to the best of your ability/knowledge -
2) Please only use the correct @UTEP or @MINERS.UTEP.EDU email addresses. If we do not have your correct @UTEP or @MINERS.UTEP.EDU address, we may not be able to send you proof of your session.
3) On completion of the survey, your computer will download a .collab file. (if you have already installed the launcher)
4) Open the .collab file
5) Select "Run" and select your internet connection speed
6) Put YOUR NAME in the requested box - DO NOT put the name of your paper
7) This should bring you into the UWC Online room - someone will give you directions from there
Troubleshooting - if you are having difficulty getting into the room, try to find a solution HERE
The last login opportunity is at 3:30pm (this is so we can finish by 4:00pm)
The UWC will be closed for Intersession (June 1st - June 5th). You may go to our email page HERE and send us your paper, but it will not be reviewed until we return on June 8th.
If you are ready to log in -PLEASE CLICK HERE TO START THE PROCESS