Audio and Virtual Conferencing Tools

Host or participate in audio or virtual conferences at Tufts.  Connect to virtual conferences on your computer or in a conference room pre-equipped with a video conferencing device.

Tufts provides conferencing tools that collectively cover a wide range of use cases, including audio and virtual meetings, video conferencing, discussions, remote lectures, presentations and community collaboration.

  • Audio (Telephone) Conference
    • Using WebEx (up to 1000 participants - no fee)
    • Using your Tufts phone as a vehicle for discussions (up to 6 participants)
    • Setting up a Conference Bridge (up to 150 participants - requires a fee)
  • Virtual Conference: Create an online/virtual environment using WebEx to meet with other participants in different locations.  Attendees interact with each other and share information the way they would in a face-to-face setting.  (Note: WebEx requires an internet connection.)
    • Host virtual meetings using WebEx
    • Participate in a virtual meeting
      • individually from anywhere using WebEx
      • with a group using equipment installed in conference rooms on all three campuses or portable systems that can be brought to your meeting rooms
      • using the WebEx app installed on your mobile device
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