Knowledgebase: Administrative Staff
Online Meetings Teams and Zoom
Updated: 18 February 2021 04:05 PM

Microsoft Teams is the preferred platform for online meetings however, limited Zoom licensing is available for specific use cases which can be assessed by IT Services upon receipt of a Special Event Support request. Login on the left hand side of the screen, click on Submit a ticket and select Special Event Support Form.

If you are planning an event, OCAD U IT Services is here to be your technology partner.
Getting Started with Online Events

 

Comparison Chart: OCAD U Online Meeting platforms 
Each platform has unique strengths, capabilities and cost. The below comparison chart can be your quick guide.

OCAD U Services Microsoft Teams Zoom.us (Licensed)
Attendee Limit
300 300
Cost

Free

$120 annual per license
plus Telephony Charges

Licensing

Staff
Faculty
Students

Staff
Faculty

Telephony Bridge
(1-800 Toll Free) 
No (Coming Soon) Yes
Canvas Integration

Yes

No

OneDrive Storage and
sharing File Repository
Yes No
O365 Notes Integration Yes No
O365 Planner Integration Yes No
O365 Outlook Yes Scheduling Meetings
Only

Automatic Closed
Captioning

Yes Yes
Screen sharing Yes Yes
Waiting Room / Lobby Yes Yes
Breakout Rooms
Yes Yes
Recording Capability Yes Yes (Requires local
hardware space)
Share System Audio for
Video Playback in a meeting
Yes - for Windows
Coming soon for macOS
Yes, Stereo
Security Authentication Integrated
with OCAD U Systems
Authentication on a separate
platform (not as secure)

 

More Resources

Getting Started with Teams 
Zoom at OCAD U