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Bouvé Zoom Backgrounds

Virtual Backgrounds of Bouvé College of Health Sciences Northeastern University

As many of us are dialing into virtual classrooms, meetings with colleagues, and hangouts with friends, we have created a set of Bouvé backgrounds for you to dress up your digital space.

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How to change your background on Zoom

Download the Zoom application to your desktop computer or mobile device.


Open the application and click on ‘’ beside the Apple icon in your menu bar.

Select ‘Preferences’ to open the Zoom settings window.

Follow the ‘Virtual Background’ option on the left side of the screen. Once here, simply click on the ‘+’ to the right of ‘Choose Virtual Background’ and add a custom Northeastern image from your computer.

Note: You may be prompted to download the ‘smart virtual background package,’ if needed, before adding your own background.


Open the application and start your meeting. Select the ‘more’ menu on the bottom left side of the screen and choose ‘Virtual Background.’ Use the ‘+’ to add a custom Northeastern image from your device.


News at Northeastern, the main university news site, has also provided Zoom backgrounds from their wonderful collection of photography.