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Bring Campus to Your Home Office

Go to your next Zoom meeting in style.

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Wish you were back on the Quad? You can now bring your favorite places on campus to your online classes or work from home station. Share pictures of you and your new background with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

How to Use the Backgrounds on Zoom

Right click on any of the images below and choose "Save Image As" to save it to your computer. In your Zoom meeting, click the "^" arrow next to "Stop Video" and click “Choose Virtual Background.” Click the “+” next to Choose Virtual Background to upload your image and set your background. For additional troubleshooting, visit the Zoom Help Center.

Please note that these backgrounds are for personal use only.

American University Gate

Landscape of East Campus Commons

Flowers bloom on campus.

Landscape of Katzen Arts Center

Snowy landscape of McKinley

Landscape of Quad with students

Snowy day at AU

Landscape of Quad at Sunset

Landscape of Washington College of Law