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Free Webinars are conducted using WebEx’s Event Center online meeting software. A computer (Mac or PC) with an internet connection and computer speakers or a headset are required. For optimal meeting performance, WebEx™ strongly advises not using wireless (WIFI) Internet connections.

Quick Start Steps

  1. Visit and select "Event Center," locate your webinar session, and then click the Join link.
  2. Enter your first and last name, email address, and the webinar password. Click the "Join Now" button.
  3. The WebEx client will automatically download to your computer and you will be placed into the WebEx meeting.
  4. A pop-up window will open automatically and connect you to the audio broadcast.
  5. You can send your questions to the panelists via the Chat feature. To do this, type your question in the text box and click Send.

If you are a first time WebEx user, please join the session 15 minutes prior to start time to allow for WebEx to setup your user interface. For technical issues, please contact WebEx Support at (866) 569-3239.

You can access the recording link 24 hours after the session has ended. Visit, select “Event Center," and then click on "View Event Recordings” located on the upper right of the page.

No credits are offered for Free Webinars. For more information about Free Webinars and using WebEx, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions or call (949) 824-5414.


  • What is a WebEx Online Free Webinar?
  • Free Online Webinars are conducted using an online synchronous conferencing and training application called WebEx Event Center. The client software downloads automatically during your first log in to your WebEx meeting. Please allow a few minutes for it to load.
  • How do I get login information?
  • Once you sign up online for a Free Webinar you will receive a confirmation on your computer screen and an email with WebEx instructions, the session link and a password.
  • When should I log in to the Free Webinar?
  • WebEx users should join 15 minutes early to allow time for the WebEx client interface to load. Enter your name and session password when prompted.
  • What equipment will I need to participate in a Free Webinar?
  • A standard PC or MAC computer with an internet connection and speakers or a headset are required to join and hear the audio broadcast.

    After logging in an Audio broadcast pop-up window will appear with volume and mute controls.


    For technical issues, please contact WebEx Support at (866) 569-3239.
  • How do I interact with the presenter?
  • You can interact with the presenter, host and panelists using the chat or Q&A panels and other feedback tools. To use chat or Q&A type your message into the text box and press the Enter key or Send button.

    You can use the feedback tools to raise your hand, request a teleconference connection to speak, or access feedback emoticons by clicking the red check and selecting the appropriate response from the drop-down list.

    Interact with Presenter
  • Will I see the presenter or instructor?
  • Not unless they have a webcam and choose to share it, but you will hear the presenter in real time while you view his/her presentation.
  • Will the session be recorded?
  • Free Webinar sessions will be recorded (unless otherwise noted). You can access the recording links 24 hours after each session has ended. Your email confirmation will have instructions to access recording links. The recording links are active for 7 calendar days from the date of the live event.
  • Do I get credit for webinar courses?
  • No credits are offered for Free Webinars.