Technology Services HelpDesk


Planning meetings using scheduling features and general orientation for joining and participating in chat-based, small group, channel or Teams meetings.


  • Bookings set time zone
    When setting up Bookings, go to Booking page and below Manage your  booking page, click the drop down for Region and time zone settings and confirm that the Current time zone is (UTC 06 00 Central Tim...
    Last Modified: 8/30/2022
  • Overview of Screen Sharing Controls

    While sharing your screen, there will be a control bar located at the top of your screen. The Give control drop down controls who in the meeting has control. The Include system a...

    Last Modified: 6/23/2022
  • Sharing Recordings of Meetings
    If recording has been turned on by any of the meeting participants, the recorded meeting video will be posted to the Team and Channel in which the meeting started. Upon all participants leaving the me...
    Last Modified: 6/23/2022
  • Using Breakout Rooms
    Use breakout rooms to break students into small groups during class meetings. You can open and close rooms more than once during a session or move participants between rooms. Only meeting organizers c...
    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • Hide Controls While Sharing Screen

    While sharing screens during a meeting, the screen sharing control panel is visible in the bottom right of your screen. To hide these controls from yourself and viewers, click the minimize but...

    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • Using a background image in Teams meetings

    How to use a background image 1. While in a meeting, click the thee dots on the toolbar and then in the pop-up menu click Show background effects . 2. Then on the right panel, there will b...

    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • How to prevent Take Control during meetings

    How to prevent Take Control 1. After you have created a meeting, click on the meeting on your calendar to edit it.  2. Click  Meeting o ptions   to open a new window with extra options. ...

    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • Using Microsoft Whiteboard

    Whiteboard in a Teams meeting To quickly open a Whiteboard in a Teams meeting, you can click the Whiteboard option in the screen-sharing panel. This will open a Whiteboard directly in the t...

    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • Sharing Your Screen in a Meeting
    To share your screen in a meeting   Mouse over the meeting window video to show the menu bar. Click the Share button.  From this screen you will have the option to share either
    Last Modified: 6/22/2022
  • External Users and Teams
    It is easiest to host meetings with other Hendrix users, or other folks with Office 365 accounts, but you can invite anyone to a Teams meeting as long as they have an email account and a web browser.
    Last Modified: 6/22/2022