Office of Information Technology

Elluminate Live!

Category: Academic Support & Computer Labs


Elluminate Live! provides the opportunity for live, synchronous learning and collaboration. It is UAF's web meeting tool that is available for any type of distance activity - be it a course or meeting. Instructors and meeting facilitators can schedule and deliver Elluminate sessions and their recordings through UAF Blackboard and Features that might be available in your Elluminate sessions include: voice over the Internet, video, shared whiteboards, instant messaging, breakout rooms, application sharing, and more.

Service Users

UAF and UA Statewide students, faculty, and staff


Computer must be compatible with the Elluminate Software. Go to Elluminate's support page for more information. Active internet connection. Minimum network connections as low as 28.8Kbps dial-up connections. Recommended a broadband connection to avoid excessive buffering during session

Computer should have pop-up blocker turned OFF or Elluminate Live! allowed.

1. a headset with microphone
2. a computer with Internet access
3. run the set up on the Elluminate Live! support webpage one time at least a half hour before first meeting
4. a link to the meeting (provided by the moderator) with the date and time of the meeting


Elluminate Live! is available at no cost to end users.

Get Started

Initiate service request through the OIT Support Center. Customers are able to setup their own Elluminate Live accounts by registering for a new account at The use of Elluminate Live in UAF Blackboard is at the discretion of the course instructor.


Service is available 24 hours a day. Exceptions include: scheduled maintenance and unplanned outages.

Getting Help

Customers request general assistance and report problems with this service through the OIT Support Center.

Customers can visit the Elluminate Live! Support Page for additional assistance. Training materials on the use of Elluminate can be found on Elluminate's training resources page (UA is using Version 10 of Elluminate).
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