Zoom Backgrounds

Here are a number of scenes from around the campus that you can use as background images for your Zoom meetings.

  1. Sign in to the Zoom desktop client.
  2. Click your profile picture then click Settings.
  3. Select Virtual Background.
    Note: If you do not have the Virtual Background tab and you have enabled it on the web portal, sign out of the Zoom Desktop Client and sign in again.
  4. Check I have a green screen if you have a physical green screen set up. You can then click on your video to select the correct color for the green screen.
  5. Click on an image to select the desired virtual background or add your own image by clicking + and choosing if you want to upload an image or a video.
  6. If prompted, click Download to download the package for virtual background without a green screen. 


  •  Ensure that you are using a solid background color.
  •  After you select an option, that virtual background will display during your meetings.
  •  To disable Virtual Background, choose the option None.


Fireplace at Jim Dan Library

Marcovich Wellness Center

Pope Center

Swenson Hall Upstairs

Swenson Hall Windows

Swenson Lounge

Couches in Yellowjacket Union

Yellowjacket Union Outside 2

Yellowjacket Union Outside 3

Yellowjacket Union Outside

Yellowjacket Union Lobby

Fall colored trees on the UWS campus

Outside on the UWS campus during fall

Yellowjacket Union building covered in snow

Old Main building covered in snow

Pink sunrise over Barstow and Erlanson buildings