Please also look over this policy about collaboration technologies and recordings as they relate to students in particular. If the technology you want to use is not listed in this policy, do not use it for instructional purposes.
Google Meet is available to faculty, staff, and students through the UW-Madison G Suite. You must activate a UW Google+ account to use Meet. For details about Meet, click here.
Cisco Webex Meetings is available to faculty, staff, and students. According to the software company, Webex Meetings can be used to "present information, share applications, and collaborate on projects in a centralized space." It is available for installation on all UW-Madison computers and is also accessible for download on the Campus Software Library. For more information about Webex Meetings, click here.Cisco Webex Training is available to faculty, staff, and students via UW-Madison Webex. According to the software company, this service can "deliver highly interactive and effective online training and e-learning." To see a more detailed comparison of Webex Meetings and Training, please see Cisco's website. For more information on Webex Training at UW-Madison, please click here.
Microsoft Teams offers chat, calls, and meetings and is available to faculty, staff, and students through the University's Office 365 license. For more information, click here.
Adobe Connect is a similar product to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, though it is only available to those who purchase a license. For more information on Adobe Connect and how to get a license, click here.
Non-UW-Madison tools, including Zoom: Due to FERPA, HIPAA, and other data privacy considerations, campus policy prohibits the use of other, non-sanctioned web conferencing software such as Skype or Zoom for any University academic or business purposes.