Web and video conferencing project update
The web and videoconferencing project is nearing completion. We've listened to our stakeholders, conducted a needs analysis, issued an RFP, and are ready to launch Zoom in August, 2021!
Zoom implementation details
Zoom will be fully available on August 3, 2021 in time for the start of the fall academic year.
To help you prepare, Zoom training opportunities are available now for registration:
- Getting Started with Zoom
- Zoom Advanced
- Using Zoom with Canvas
In fall 2020, a project was launched to ensure that the university community has web and video conferencing software that meets our needs given our increased reliance on these tools for teaching, working, learning and research.
A holistic stakeholder engagement to gather our needs was conducted and based on those requirements, a RFP was issued and evaluated. Vendor demonstrations were conducted and campus feedback informed the decision to award our enterprise web conferencing contract to Zoom.
Webex, Zoom, and MS Teams will be available for the next year as the enterprise software options for web conferencing at USask until Webex is decommissioned in Spring 2022.