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WebEx Conferencing Service Now Available

Northwestern now provides WebEx, a web-based audio and video conference meeting service available to all faculty, staff, and students.

The service includes four meeting options, or “centers,” which are available via The most commonly used is Meeting Center, which includes a popular feature called Personal Rooms. Account holders also have access to additional "centers" to organize an event or provide training to a dispersed group. Feature List and Comparison Matrix.

There is also a WebEx app to host / join meetings on the go using a mobile device such as, an iPad or smartphone.

WebEx allows you to hold meetings for a variety of scenarios including:

  • an online consultation with a student
  • to discuss an idea with several off-campus colleagues
  • present a paper to several hundred attendees

More information, including how to get started using this robust conferencing service, is available on the Northwestern IT website. WebEx at Northwestern.

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Students, faculty, and staff: Review these quick start guides to learn how to take full advantage of Northwestern's tech resources



Welcome to Northwestern! As a student you have access to a multitude of tools for managing your information like grades and tuition, plus resources you can use for academics, research, and more.
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