Online Workshops Offered by the Metropolitan Center

September | October | November | December

The workshops listed below are offered online in the Metro Academic Support virtual classroom at

Registration is not required, but we encourage students to register in order to get reminder emails and updates. To register, send an email to and indicate the date and title of the workshop(s) in which you are interested. All times shown are Eastern Time (E.T.).

To attend a workshop, go to For the browser, use Internet Explorer or Google Chrome (not Firefox or Safari). There is a chatbox, so you don't need a microphone.

  • At the login prompt, type your first and last name and hit Enter.
  • When the session file has finished downloading, open meeting.collab in your browser's Downloads folder to join the session. If you can't open the .collab file, download the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher.
  • Then, when prompted to run Blackboard Collaborate, click "run."
  • Select connection speed and you’re in!

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