WebEx at Texas A&M Galveston

WebEx is now available for the Students, Faculty and Staff members.

WebEx is an online meeting tool that allows you to conduct meetings with remote attendees in real time with immediate interaction. The software is compatible with Microsoft Windows, Apple OS X, and some Linux operating systems as well as iOS and Android for mobile devices. A full set of system requirements can be viewed here

WebEx For Students

Students will be utilizing the WebEx Instance available through the TAMU system.

  1. Go to http://tamu-cs-student.webex.com.
  2. Click the Log In button on the upper right side of the screen. Log in with your NetID and password to the standard Central Authentication Service login page. Students can host meetings for as many as 8 participants.
  3. For further instructions please go here
WebEx for Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff will be utilizing the TAMUG WebEx Instance

  1. Email Helpdesk@tamug.edu requesting your TAMUG WebEx account.  Once it's created you will be contacted with further instructions.
  2. Once you have your account, go to http://tamug.webex.com.
  3. Click the Log In button on the upper right side of the screen. Log in with your NetID and password to the standard Central Authentication Service login page. Faculty and staff can host meetings for as many as 500 participants.
  4. To install Cisco's WebEx on a Mobile Device
Training and WebEx Resources
  1. Ciscos's WebEx How-To Videos can be found at https://www.webex.com/how-to/index.html
  2. Cisco's WebEx user guides for more advanced uses of WebEx can be found at https://www.webex.com/support/getting-started.html.
How Do I Setup A Meeting?
  1. Go to https://tamug.webex.com
  2. Click on the Login button in the upper right corner.
  3. It may prompt you to login with your NetID if you haven't already CAS authenticated in your browser.
  4. Once logged in click on the highlighted icon shown:
    webex1
  5. Then on the top left select "Meeting Center".
  6. Then Select "Host a Meeting" or "Meet Now".
  7. Fill out the information below to include who you are inviting (Scheduled meeting shown).
    Webex 2
  8. Click the "Send a copy of the invitation email to me" so you know the invite went out.
  9. You can edit the password to be something easier if preferred
  10. Then click "Schedule Meeting".

    Invitees will receive an email with the link to click on to join the meeting which they can also add to their calendar.

    You as the host also receive an email that contains a link “Start Your Meeting” which you can click on at the appropriate time OR

    Login to Webex as described above and select the meeting and click “Start”


WHAT HAPPENS IF THERE IS A PROBLEM?

For any issue, please contact IS at 409-740-4714 or at helpdesk@tamug.edu.

If you are having issues logging in due to incorrect NetID credentials, go to http://gateway.tamu.edu/ to resolve the issue.