Virtual Meeting Tips and Best Practices

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    Verify Download

    The virtual meeting will take place via the Zoom platform. We kindly ask that you download Zoom at least 3 days prior to the meeting. Please download Zoom here.

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    Join Early

    Please join the meeting at least 10 minutes early so you can test your connection.

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    Internet Usage

    As much as possible, make sure you are the only person accessing the internet during the meeting.

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    Headphones with a built-in microphone are recommended, but not required.

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    Quiet Environment

    Choose a quiet, isolated environment with a solid wall as your background if possible

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    Please MUTE your microphone when you are not speaking in order to eliminate unwanted background noise which could disrupt the meeting

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    Test Setup

    Please visit prior to the meeting to test your setup for the meeting. If you have any questions or face any challenges, we are happy to assist. Please contact Kara Rayburn at

Additional Instructions on Setting Up Your Zoom Virtual Meeting

How to Use Zoom PDF