Web Conferencing

This service is available for faculty, staff, and students.

St. Thomas offers two services that allow you to host online and virtual audio/video meetings. 

  • Zoom (best used for class, virtual meetings, webinars, breakout rooms, and inviting in remote or guest participants)
  • Microsoft Teams (best used for collaboration among St. Thomas members, leveraging chat-based features, file sharing, and ongoing communication)

See a full comparison chart in the Knowledge Base of Zoom Features vs. Microsoft Teams Features

Getting Started


Microsoft Teams

  • Access to Microsoft Teams from any campus computer, through Office 365 (via the Apps and Tools menu of OneStThomas), or as a mobile app for your devices
  • Learn how to get setup on your devices and more frequently asked questions about Teams in the knowledge base. 

Request Service

Our request service form will allow you to:

  • Request Services
  • Troubleshoot or report a problem.
Click to Request Service

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