WebEx is a cloud-based Web conferencing system where participants can meet remotely and collaborate sharing screens, files and video. Here are just a few examples of how faculty and staff can use WebEx:

  • virtual classroom instruction
  • advising
  • virtual office hours
  • one-on-one or group tutorials
  • committee work

Tip! Download and install the Webex productivity tools to schedule meetings directly in Outlook. 

All MSU-Northern faculty and staff may request a WebEx account by contacting the ITS Help Desk. Once your account is enabled, you can log in with your NetID and password.

Get Started

Before scheduling your first meeting or event, decide which service is the best option for your needs:

Meetings

Present information, share applications, and collaborate on projects in a centralized space

Personal Meeting Room

Your own personal meeting space where the URL never changes.

Training

Deliver e-learning to attendees through online training sessions, give students access to pre-recorded sessions and HD videos, test their knowledge and more

  • Meeting Center & Personal Meeting Room 
    • Recommended Uses:  Collaborative sessions, internal and external meetings, project coordination & demos
    • Number of Attendees:  Up to 1000
    • Use examples:  Spur of the moment informal meetings, Scheduled meetings, Recurring meetings, Group discussions/brainstorming sessions, Any meeting where 1 or more participant needs to attend by phone, Virtual office hours, Bring a guest speaker into the classroom, one-on-one recruiting or advising
  • WebEx Training Center
    • Recommended Uses:  Employee and student training; Distance learning
    • Number of Attendees:  Up to 1000
    • Use examples:  Lecture-style training or teaching sessions, Training or teaching with in-session labs, Training or teaching with break-out sessions or hands-on demos, Events or training requiring attendance reports, Webinars or events requiring registration

Access

You can access the Webex Meetings interface using:

  1. Desktop App *Recommended*
  2. Web Browser
  3. Mobile App

WebEx is set up with Single Sign On, so you use your netID credentials to login (e.g. a12b345)