Top Hat Resources Guide

What is Top Hat?

Top Hat is an engagement platform that empowers educators to incorporate active learning into every area of their course. This guild provides links to help articles, training videos, and Top Hat Support.

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Top Hat Platform Training is Always On

Our series of live and on-demand webinars are designed to help faculty bring active learning to your course—and get comfortable using the features of the Top Hat platform. Watch on-demand or sign up for live webinars here.

Need help?

Get in touch with Top Hat’s support team:

  • Live chat in Top Hat’s platform: Find it next to your name, in the top right corner of your screen
  • Phone: 1-888-663-5491 (Monday to Friday 9 AM–9 PM EST)
  • Email:
  • Support Center: Website

Ready to use the integration in your course? Follow these steps to get started.

  1. Set up your Top Hat course
  2. Connect your Blackboard course to Top Hat
  3. Learn about automatic roster sync
  4. Create deep links
  5. Learn about automatic grade sync
  6. Include information in your syllabus about how to get started


Getting started for instructors

Top Hat Interactive Textbooks

Anonymous Guest Access Courses

  • Are you attending a professional conference or need to do interactive polling outside of class and don't want to set up student accounts for participants? Contact Top Hat Support for information about Guest Access.

For additional assistance, contact the IT Help Desk.