How to Host a Virtual Graduation Watch Party

How to Host a Virtual Graduation Watch Party

Step 1 - Set Up a Zoom Party Room

  1. Go to https://drexel.zoom.us.

  2. Select ‘Sign in Standard’ and sign in through Drexel Connect.

  3. Select ‘Schedule a New Meeting’.

  4. Set a fun meeting name in the Topic field like ‘John’s Super Awesome 2020 Drexel Graduation Celebration!’

  5. Set ‘When’ to 06/10/2020 at 10:00 AM.

  6. If you’d like to record your party, check ‘Record the meeting automatically’ -> In the cloud under ‘Meeting Options’.

  7. Select ‘Save’ and your party is all set.

Step 2 - Invite Friends & Family

  1. Once the party is saved, select ‘Copy Invitation’ to the right of the Invite Link section.

  2. Paste the copied invite into an email addressed to everyone you’d like to invite to your watch party.

  3. Send the email.

Step 3 - Host Your Party

  1. When your big day arrives, go to https://drexel.zoom.us.

  2. Select ‘Sign in Standard’ and sign in through Drexel Connect.

  3. Select your party’s link under ‘Upcoming Meetings’.

  4. Select ‘Start this Meeting’.

  5. When prompted, allow/open the Zoom app and enjoy the party