About videoconferencing at IU

Several options are available at Indiana University for video- and audio-enabled meetings and real-time online collaboration, including videoconferencing and client- or web-based meeting software. For more about available options, see Videoconferencing at IU.

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Videoconferencing in meeting rooms

At IU, most H.323 compliant (videoconferencing) hardware and software are supported. Polycom and Cisco systems are the recommended stand-alone H.323 solutions.

For information on how to use the remote control for the Tandberg video system at Indiana University, consult IU's Tandberg Quick Start Guide (PDF).

Reserve a videoconferencing room

For details, see Reserve a videoconferencing room at IU.

Video- and audio-enabled meetings from your desktop

Desktop videoconferencing allows you to participate in video- and audio-enabled meetings from your computer.

To participate in an H.323 videoconference from your desktop computer, you will need:

For more, see Create or join a "23" video bridge conference at IU.

Client- and web-based meeting software


Zoom is a web collaboration tool available to all Indiana University students, faculty, and staff. Zoom provides high-quality audio and video, intuitive sharing and co-annotation tools, breakout rooms, whiteboarding tools, the ability to easily add content to meetings "on the fly", and the option to download meeting recordings as MP4 files. Standard Zoom meetings support up to 100 simultaneous participants. Licenses for large meetings (up to 500 participants) and webinars (up to 3,000 participants) are available to faculty and staff by request from the IU Zoom administrators.

For more, see About Zoom at IU.

Get help

For help or to learn more, contact UITS Classroom & Conferencing Support (cthelp@iu.edu, 812-856-2020, Skype for Business/Lync: cthelp).

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