Blue Jeans

What is Blue Jeans?

Blue Jeans is Northwestern University’s main web conferencing platform. Blue Jeans is an audio and video conferencing tool that also allows screensharing.

Examples of Blue Jeans Conferences

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When should I use Blue Jeans?

Blue Jeans can be used for any type of synchronous meeting: entire class, small group, one-on-one. Meetings can be hosted by teachers or students.

How do I use Blue Jeans?


Blue Jeans for Canvas User Guide – This PDF provides step-by-step instructions on hosting a Blue Jeans meeting from your Canvas course site.

Canvas Learning Center Blue Jeans Guides – This page provides general information on Blue Jeans at Northwestern, as well as a video tutorial and FAQs.


The Blue Jeans browser client, Android app, and iOS app all follow WCAG 2.0. More information can be found on Blue Jeans’s accessibility page.