Zoom backgrounds for alumni and friends of the College

Show your pack pride on Zoom with our custom College of Science and Mackay School alumni backgrounds! With 26 images to choose from, you can now share the beauty of the quad in fall or the University's rich history during virtual meetings, presentations, or online classes.

How to use our backgrounds

To use our backgrounds, visit your chosen link below and download one or all of the Zoom backgrounds. Once you have your Zoom meeting open, select the "^" next to the "Start/Stop Video" option in the lower lefthand corner of the Zoom window and select "Choose Virtual Background." Next, click on the plus sign, navigate to your downloaded background image(s) and select one or all of them to be uploaded. From here you should be able to test them out!

* Please note, images/text will appear flipped horizontally on your screen but will appear correctly to all others in your meeting. If you would prefer to see the background correctly as well, deselect "mirror my video" in the virtual background settings.

Additional directions for using custom backgrounds on Zoom

Download Zoom backgrounds for:

College of Science Alumni

Mackay School Alumni

friends of the College of Science and the Mackay School

View and download all backgrounds

Below are just a few examples of available backgrounds. Choose from 26 different images highlighting campus beauty, college life, and our college's rich history.

Campus quad in fall Zoom background.

Mackay statue Zoom background

Davidson Mathematics and Science building Zoom background

Old photo of two female miners standing in front of Mackay statue.