Features and benefits

  • Secure and reliable
  • Class attendance is automatically generated after each session

Instructors can:

  • Establish virtual office hours
  • Record and stream their classes
  • Poll students
  • Easily share content and visual aids
  • Create breakout sessions for students to collaborate and share ideas

Video tutorials

  • How to create and run polls on Cisco Webex

  • Cisco Webex for lectures

Support documentation

We have extensive support documentation for Webex. We've collected some of the most-used resources here. For more help with Webex, log in to UM Learn to explore available support documentation. Go to your course >  Support > Third Party Integrations on the left menu > Cisco Webex – Getting Started.

Virtual backgrounds

The University of Manitoba has created virtual backgrounds for use with Webex Meetings. You can change your background before or during a meeting. Download the UM background images to your computer, then follow the instructions in the PDF.


Contact us

The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning 
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus) 
65 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB 
R3T 2N2, Canada 

For more information or assistance with learning technologies, please call 204-474-8600, or email servicedesk@umanitoba.ca.

For assistance in teaching remotely, please email thecentrecontactus@umanitoba.ca.