Zoom Backgrounds

Wishing you were back on Bates Technical College campuses? Now you can bring your Bates Bobcat spirit to your Zoom meetings and lectures!

Check out our collection of custom backgrounds and choose your favorites to use for your virtual gatherings.

How to download

  • Click to open the image of your choice
  • Right click on the image
  • Click “Save Image As…” and save it to your desired location (desktop, downloads, a folder, etc.)

How to use the backgrounds

  • Open or launch a Zoom meeting
  • Click the ‘up’ arrow next to “Stop Video” and select “Choose Virtual Background”
  • Click the ‘+’ next to ‘Choose Virtual Background’ to upload your image and set your background
  • Don’t forget to uncheck the ‘Mirror my video’ box option under ‘Video Settings’

Custom Campus Life & Activities backgrounds (designed by Alan Dela Rosa)

  Art zoom background of Central Campus




Additional Zoom backgrounds



More information on Zoom backgrounds