How to join a virtual meeting

Whether you organize a virtual meeting or are invited to attend one, the text below will always be included in the email invitation:

Depending on which device you will be using to join the meeting, you can follow the steps below:

 

To join via computer:

(Note: Microsoft approved browsers for the Skype for Business Web App include: Edge, Internet Explorer 11, Firefox, Safari, Chrome)

  1. Simply click on "Join Skype Meeting"
  2. You will be taken to the virtual meeting room with Skype for Business 
  3. If you do not have the Skype for Business client installed on your computer, download the Skype Web App (“Trouble Joining? Try Skype Web App”)

 

To join via phone (voice only):

  1. If you're phoning from Vancouver, dial: 1 (604) 822-3636
  2. If you're phoning from the Okanagan, dial: 1 (778) 738-0998
  3. After dialing, enter the conference ID # to enter the meeting room

 

To join via mobile phone / tablet:

  1. Download the Skype Web App (“Trouble Joining? Try Skype Web App”) through the App Store (iOs) or the Google Play Store (Android)
  2. Login using your email address and CWL password

 

To join via a video conference enabled room:

  1. Dial into the meeting via 5 digit dialing or IP address:
    1. UBC or UBCO Campus: Enter 82999 and when prompted, enter the Conference ID (found in the Skype Meeting email invite)
    2. Off Campus: Enter 82999@vc.ubc.ca or 206.12.208.96 + 82999#, when prompted, enter the Conference ID (found in the Skype Meeting email invite)

 

To connect with external users:

  1. External users that do not have Skype for Business installed will need to download the Skype Web App (“Trouble Joining? Try Skype Web App”)