Lync Meetings

Lync can be used to create meeting spaces with on- and off-campus users; allowing you to share and view desktops, whiteboards, video conference, and more.

 

Lync 2010 IE Lync 2010 FireFox Lync 2010 Other Browsers Lync 2010 Mac Lync w/Client Lync 2013 IE Lync 2013 Other Browser Lync 2013 Mac
Desktop Share View/Control w/ Plugin None None View/Control View/Control View/Control ?
Voice/Video Speak/Hear w/ Plugin Hear Hear Speak/Hear Speak/Hear Speak/Hear ?
Plug-in Only For Desktop Share Attendee Client available Attendee Client available   None Installed when web app is first opened
Supervisor Oversight Can be viewed but not in one place  
Separate Webpage Each user can be given a permanent link to a specific lync room

To Create a Lync Meeting with an Off-Campus User

Lync 2013

  1. Open Outlook
  2. New Items > Lync Meeting

Lync 2010

  1. Open Outlook
  2. New Items > Online Meeting
NOTE: Lync Meetings generate dynamic URLs, only usable for that meeting occurence.