Zoom Backgrounds

The University has transitioned to working remotely and many of us are using Zoom, Fordham's newest resource for video and audio conferencing, meetings, and online collaboration. The below campus images can be used as your Zoom background. Please note that in order to use virtual backgrounds, your computer or device must meet certain minimum requirements. Learn more about Zoom Online Meetings.

How to Set a Virtual Background in Zoom

  1. Click on an image below to view the high resolution version.
  2. Save the image to your computer.
  3. Sign in to Zoom, click the upward arrow, next to the Stop Video icon.
  4. Select Choose Virtual Background.
  5. Click the + (plus sign) in the top right corner and select the photo.
  6. Check the Mirror my video box option.
    Note: The image will look backwards to you but it will appear normal to the person viewing your video feed.

Zoom background with the Fordham football field.

Zoom background with the Lincoln Center campus and yellow taxis.

Zoom background with Keating Hall and Edwards Parade.

Zoom background with a Rose Hill path and a fountain.

Zoom background with a statue and blue sky.

Zoom background with a statue and Rose Hill campus building.

Zoom background with a statue and trees during the spring.

Zoom background with a statue and spring flowers.

Zoom background with the sunlight on Keating Hall.


Vertical Backgrounds for Zoom Mobile App

Vertical zoom background statue in spring

Vertical zoom background religious statue

Vertical zoom background yellow taxi cab at lincoln center

Vertical zoom background lincoln center buildings

Vertical zoom background campus beauty shot

Vertical zoom background ram in front of hughes hall

Vertical zoom background statue and flowers

Vertical zoom background statue of ram

Vertical zoom background university church

Vertical zoom background statue with trees in background

Vertical Campbell, Salice, and Conley Zoom Background