Using WebEx to hold virtual office hours

Each WebEx host account comes with a personal meeting room that can be used for online office hours, instant meetings and private meetings. The web address for this room never changes, and is unique for each host:, where xxx is your alias. E.g., if your email address is, your personal meeting room would be

  1. Log in to the WebEx Meeting Center at with your NetID and NetID password.
  2. Select the My WebEx tab.
  3. Click the Enter Room button.
  4. Click the Lock Room button. Anyone who visits your room while it is locked will wait in your virtual lobby until you let them in.
  5. Once someone enters your virtual lobby, you will be notified of the waiting visitor.
    Participant waiting
  6. Click the Admit button to begin the meeting.
  7. Once your visitor leaves the room, you can keep the room locked to allow others to visit.
  8. Click the Leave Room button to end your online office hours session.

For additional assistance please contact the IT Support Center at 847-491-4357 (1-HELP), via chat at or via email at

Keywords:host meeting   Doc ID:74130
Owner:IT Support Center .Group:Northwestern
Created:2017-06-19 07:51 CSTUpdated:2017-07-06 12:57 CST
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