How to Participate

Joining a Global Connections event is easy, and you can do it from anywhere you have an internet connection.

Chef Jamie during a livestreamed culinary arts event
WSU’s Chef Jamie demonstrates cooking techniques during a live-streamed event

When there is an event you want to attend, register for it at Global Connections and you’ll receive a confirmation email with the URL address of the virtual space where the event will be held. At the day and time of the event, simply select the link to join!

Camera use is optional for all events, and everyone is welcome to use the chat function to interact with the speaker and other participants throughout.

Of course, if you have any questions or technical difficulties please let us know at

Coug Presence is available on all of your connected devices.

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For WSU Global Campus clubs, organizations, and events, get connected on Presence. This is the center for global student engagement, the hub for all the various ways to get involved with other online Cougs.

Accessibility Accommodations

If you need accessibility accommodations to participate in a live online event or webinar please contact the Program Coordinator at or 509-335-1268. To ensure accommodations are met in a timely manner, please make your request at least two weeks prior to the event date.


  • A live broadcast of an event over the internet
  • Sign-in to YouTube with a Gmail account to use the chatbox
  • On YouTube


  • An online seminar
  • No special sign-in required to chat
  • Camera-use optional
  • Sign-in using your WSU email
  • On Zoom

After registering for an event you receive a link
Select the link on the day and time of the scheduled event

  • All you need to attend is an internet connection
  • Works with most mobile devices, laptops, and desktops
  • You do not have to use a webcam or microphone
  • No special software or downloads required
  • Use the chat box to talk with other event participants and ask questions to the presenter
  • Events are generally 30-60 minutes
  • Come and go as you need to; join late or leave early

Now go register for online events at