Adobe Connect Information

March 2019 Decommissioning

CWRU is decommissioning Adobe Connect in March 2019. Zoom will remain available as the preferred conferencing system university-wide. In preparation for the transition, [U]Tech is requesting all Adobe Connect users to move their recordings/content out of the application. Please refer to this guide on how to download files.

Upgrade to Adobe Connect Version 9.3

Adobe Connect has been upgraded to version 9.3, bringing reliability improvements and new features to the Connect experience. Click below to learn more about the new features.

Click to learn more about Screen Sharing improvements
Click to learn more about Whiteboard improvements
Click to learn more about the improved Video Pod

Adobe Connect


Adobe Connect is a collaboration platform that integrates several tools into an online meeting room, including:

  • Videoconferencing
  • Live polling
  • Chat
  • Whiteboards
  • Desktop sharing
  • File sharing

From staff meetings to office hours and online courses to webinars, Adobe Connect's numerous tools can be used in any combination to facilitate the meeting you need to hold.

Adobe Connect also offers convenient flexibility to presenters and participants. The platform is accessible on desktops, tablets and mobile devices; attending a meeting has never been easier. Sessions may be recorded for later viewing, and room layouts, as well as participant roles, are customizable.

Using Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect puts robust, interactive meetings within reach. Applications of Adobe Connect include:

  • Distance learning
  • Web conferencing
  • Office hours
  • Presentations
  • Research meetings
  • Cross-campus collaborations
  • Guest lectures
  • Remote interviewing
  • Recording lectures for flipped classrooms

A web browser, Adobe's Flash Player plug-in and an Internet connection are the only resources required to use Adobe Connect. The service is available to university students, staff and faculty members; simply navigate to and sign-in using your network ID and password to begin.