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Conferencing and Collaboration

Audio Conferencing Services 

Audio conferencing is available to staff and faculty via the MeetMe feature accessible on Cisco VoIP office phones. For help setting up this option, contact the Help desk (503.943.7000 or

Online Meetings and Video Conferencing

Microsoft Teams is available to all staff, faculty and students for hosting online meetings and video conference calls. The web version can be accessed via Desktop and Mobile versions are available for free from Microsoft (mobile clients can also be downloaded through your device's appstore). Once installed, simply login with your University credentials! Meetings can be easily scheduled via outlook calendar or in the client or web applications. Features include desktop sharing, content upload, white board, annotation tools, meeting recording and meeting chat.

Zoom Pro is also available by for all staff, faculty, and students. Zoom's features include desktop sharing, content upload, meeting recording, meeting chat, and breakout rooms. You can activate your account by following the University's activation instructions. The Zoom desktop client should download automatically when joining a meeting, however it can also be downloaded in advance from Zoom's website along with plug-ins for Outlook scheduling (the mobile versions can be downloaded from your device's appstore). Cloud recordings in Zoom are automatically synched to both your MediaSpace and Techsmith Knowmia accounts, which can be access via your myapps page.

For help getting started with Teams or Zoom, please contact Academic Technology Services and Innovation (