Collaboration & Conferencing

Guides for using BGSU-supported tools such as 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 administrative use of the Webex application on April 21, 2022. Academic use of Webex (Canvas integration) will be removed as of December 20, 2021, and the Webex application will be removed from classroom computers over winter break. New University-owned devices no longer include the Webex software; Zoom and Microsoft Teams are available as a replacement for 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.