Collaboration & Conferencing

Guides for using BGSU-supported tools such as Webex, Zoom, Telepresence, Cisco Jabber, Microsoft Teams, etc.

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information for utilizing the BGSU ListServ mailing lists. For detailed vendor guides, go to

Guides to help you install and use Microsoft Teams at BGSU.

Information on removing blogs from

Guides for installing and using Cisco Jabber for online chatting and phone calls (softphone via computer) at BGSU, including security information and the use of Jabber for official BGSU communication.

Information on setting up and using Webex (including device requirements), the university-supported tool for conferences, meetings, webinars, and virtual events.

ITS will decommission the Canvas Webex integration at the end of the Fall 2021 Semester. In response to faculty input, the Canvas Zoom integration was implemented during the Fall 2020 Semester as a replacement for Webex. Faculty who have not yet made the transition to Zoom should prepare to do so in the coming months, which includes the export of videos currently stored in Webex. Visit for more information.

Information on how to use the Cisco Telepresence equipment in select BGSU classrooms.

Guides and information on setting up and using Zoom for conferences, meetings, webinars, and virtual events.

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What Microphone/Headset Should I Purchase?

Information regarding the purchase of microphones and headsets.