Cisco Webex is a Web conferencing tool available to UB faculty, staff and students that enables fully interactive video and audio connections with people locally and around the world.

Use Webex to:

  • Share video and screen with someone while on a call 
  • Share a file with participants in a meeting
  • Host a meeting with people in different locations
  • Host a meeting/event/training from a UB technology classroom
  • Host an online seminar or workshop
  • Record an online meeting to share with colleagues later
  • Call into a meeting from your phone


  • Reduce travel between campuses by holding online meetings
  • Interview a job candidate remotely
  • Host a training for people in your office


  • Hold online office hours for students
  • Hold online recitations hosted by your TAs and GAs
  • Host a guest lecturer remotely in your class


  • Connect with professors and teaching assistants during office hours
  • Give a class presentation remotely
  • Hold office hours for a class where you are a teaching assistant
  • Interview remotely for a job

Getting Started

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Common Questions

Which Webex tool should I use (Meetings, Trainings or Events)?

You can use Cisco’s Webex Centers Comparison document to find the right Webex center for your needs.

Can UB's Webex be used with people outside of UB?

Yes. Anyone in the world can join a Webex. Only UB faculty, staff and students can initiate a meeting.

Does UB offer other software that has similar functionality that might meet my needs?

Yes! UB offers the following software:

  • Jabber:
    • Instant messaging
    • Software telephone
    • Video calls
  • Panopto:
    • Screen and video recording on your device
    • Recording in select classrooms
    • Live streaming
  • Skype for Business:
    • Instant messaging
    • Web conferencing
    • Conference recording
  • UB Stream:
    • Upload and stream recordings
    • Live streaming
    • Web cam recording

See also

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