Web and video conferencing has become an integral part of most any college and university. It can be used for very simple purposes, like a one-to-one call using Skype, or it can be a full-blown webinar with many people in attendance.
If you would like to schedule time to train on this software or need help to plan your own, please fill out our web conferencing form so we can better assist you.
Zoom is a new video and web conferencing tool for Ithaca College and is now available to all students, faculty, and staff. Zoom allows for video, audio, and screen sharing. It can be used from any computer, laptop, tablet, or phone, and it works on PC, Mac, Android and iOS devices. Zoom also works with rooms equipped for video conferencing such as Polycom, Tandberg, etc. Any IC user can initiate a video or audio meeting, allowing Zoom to be used for online meetings, webinars, and more. Get started here: https://ithaca.zoom.us/
Anyone in the world can join a Zoom meeting, but only a host can start/schedule meetings. Use your Ithaca College Netpass User ID and password to sign in to your host account.
If you are experiencing problems please call Zoom Support at 1-888-799-9666
or contact the Ithaca College Service Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 607-274-1000
Skype for Business (part of your Ithaca College Microsoft Office 365 account)
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly called Lync) is a text, voice, and video conference application. All staff, faculty, and students of Ithaca College have access to Skype for Business/Lync from a variety of devices. Use your Ithaca College email address and Netpass password for authentication.
Microsoft's website provides numerous support pages and videos to help you use Skype for Business/Lync effectively.
► Microsoft's Skype for Business/Lync Training Videos
► Ithaca College Technology Learning Center (TLC) Skype for Business information page