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Zoom Backgrounds

Show your Rutgers School of Public Health pride by using our custom Zoom backgrounds during your next class and/or meeting!


Step 1:

Download the Rutgers School of Public Health’s Zoom backgrounds on to your computer.

Additional backgrounds are being developed! If you have any suggestions, email the Office of Marketing and Communications


Step 2:

Open and login to your desktop Zoom app.

To learn how to download and login with your Rutgers credentials, click here


Step 3:

Select the settings icon on the upper right-hand side of the window.

Select Settings Icon

Step 4:

Select "Virtual Background" from the left-hand side menu.



To add a new Zoom background image, select the “+” symbol and then click “Add Image” uploading the file you wish to use from your computer.

Backgrounds work best in bright even lighting with a solid wall or backdrop behind you.

For additional tips, tricks, and directions for using Zoom backgrounds, click here.