About UAH Conferencing Services

Video Conferencing Services

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) and Instructional Technologies support several rooms on campus equipped with Polycom and LifeSize video conferencing units. If you would like assistance with reserving a space and setting up a video conference using these facilities, please contact the OIT Help Desk.

Web and Desktop Conferencing Services

Wimba

Currently, UAH holds a license for Wimba Classroom that can be used for online desktop sharing and web conferencing. If you would like assistance using this program, please contact the OIT Help Desk.

WebEx

The Office of Information Technology is currently piloting a Premium 25 host license. If you would like to reserve this service, please contact the OIT Help Desk a minimum of 24 hours in advance of the desired meeting time. View booking calendar to determine availabilty. Best effort support is available during business hours for this service.

Phone Conferencing

Phone conferencing is available via the Nortel Networks phone-set. To add people to a phone conference, dial the first person, press the CONF button, and dial another number. You can add up to 6 people in a phone conference. For assistance with phone conferencing technologies, please contact Telecommunications Services.

Intercampus Interactive Telepresence System (IITS)

IITS started as a University of Alabama initiative with a site at each of the three main campuses, but it has grown to become Alabama's interactive telepresence network. IITS makes every effort to accommodate all telepresence users, including non-network members, desktop users, and the common Internet. Additional information is available on their website.