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iLinc web conferencing: collaboration without leaving your office

The University has licensed the iLinc web-based conferencing tool to enable members of the University community to host and participate in online meetings and webinars right from their computers.

Using iLinc, University meeting hosts can invite an unlimited number of attendees to participate in a video- and audio-supported web conference. Conference attendees can be internal as well as external to Princeton. All conference participants have the ability to collaborate and remotely share their desktop view with others in the conference.

To begin using iLinc, you must request an iLinc account from Princeton’s iLinc home page at https://princeton.ilinc.com. Once you have an iLinc account, you would go to this same site to arrange iLinc web conferences.

The Productive Scholar seminar, Introduction to Web Conferencing with iLinc, explores how to conduct web conferences using iLinc. The seminar is scheduled for Thursday, March 25th. For iLinc Frequently Asked Questions, see kb.princeton.edu/9984 and for instructions on setting up a meeting, see kb.princeton.edu/9983.


The iLinc service replaced the WebEx service previously on campus. The transfer to the iLinc service resulted in a cost savings to the University, more concurrent licensing, and the addition of audio support through Internet audio.