Online Meeting Solutions

There are a number of different online meeting solutions available to the University community. Below are the most common used at Temerty Faculty of Medicine. A full list can be found here: 

1.  Microsoft Teams

Features:  Audio, Video, Chat, Screen Sharing, Record meetings
Maximum number of participants:  250 per meeting
Costs:  No additional charges; part of the University's Office 365 license

You can invite anyone to a Teams meeting with their email address (note that it does not need to be an email address).  The maximum number of participants is 250 per meeting.  Support for Teams can be found here.

2.  Zoom

Features:  Audio, Video, Screen Sharing, Breakout rooms, Record sessions
Costs:  Free educational accounts are available to the U of T community; see here for more information. Additional fees are required for access to specific features.

3. Broadconnect VOIP Communicator Client

Features:  Audio, Video, Screen Sharing
Maximum number of participants:  15 per meeting
Costs:  No additional charges; part of the University's VOIP solution

The Communicator client is part of the University's VOIP solution. You will need to ensure that the meeting host has a premium account and download and install the Communicator client on your computer. You can find the Communicator client here. Detailed instructions for starting a group conference call are below:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Launch Tutorial for Communicator 7 – Windows
  3. Click “Show Me”
  4. Click “Connect to My Room Via Voice Call”