Instructional, Communication & Information Technology

Messaging and Collaboration

UW-Whitewater has two Instant Messaging tools available to help with your communication and collaboration needs! With instant messaging, you can always remain in constant contact with your colleagues, students, or classmates from anywhere and on any device! 

UW-W offers both Cisco Jabber and Cisco Webex as supported instant-messaging tools. You can check out more about each individual tool below!

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Messaging and Collaboration Features

Instant Messaging Features Webex Jabber
Real-time chat
Mobile Access
File Sharing
Break-out spaces
Video Conferencing
Whiteboarding
Screen Sharing
Record Video Conferences
Schedule Meetings

Check out additional Webex functionality on our Video-Conferencing service page!

Getting Started with Messaging and Collaboration

Cisco Webex is UW-Whitewater's premier communication and collaboration tool.  In addition to instant messaging,  you can host virtual meetings online using audio and video, share presentations and files and conduct online presentations using screen sharing. For more on Webex and its video-conferencing features, please visit our Video-Conferencing service page.  

  • Create ongoing collaboration spaces
  • Seamlessly share files, documents, and media
  • Start a video-conference instantly
  • Collaborate in real-time with live whiteboarding

Webex comes pre-installed on all campus-owned devices. If your campus device does not have Webex, you can install the Webex App from Software Center (PC) or Self-Service (Mac).

For personal devices, simply browse to: https://www.webex.com/downloads.html or you can download the mobile version in Google Play or the App Store.

How-To Guides and Training

UW-Whitewater offers Cisco Jabber as the campus instant messenger service for employees (including student employees). In addition to instant messaging, Cisco Jabber allows faculty and staff the ability to take and receive calls, view call history, and manage voicemails.

Cisco Jabber is pre-installed on all campus-owned workstations. If your workstation does not have Cisco Jabber installed, you can install it from Software Center (PC) or Self-Service (Mac).

For personal devices, simply browse to: https://www.webex.com/downloads/jabber.html or you can download the mobile version in Google Play or the App Store.

How-To Guides and Training

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