On the day of the virtual fair, you'll be able to join sessions via the Your schedule tab within the fair.
There will also be a banner on your dashboard that will take you directly to your scheduled sessions as well! Click Go to your schedule to quickly access your sessions.
If you'd like to test your audio and video prior to participating in a virtual fair, refer to Attendees: Test audio and video.
1. Navigate to the fair in Handshake and click on the Your schedule tab.
2. Click the blue Join video button in order to join the session. You can join up to five minutes early to test your audio and video connection.
3. Review your video and audio settings, then click Join now to proceed.
Note: Blurred background is only supported on Chrome!
Learn more about available settings and options in Attending via Video on Handshake!
Reporting a problem
Report a Technical Issue
You can report an audio issue, video issue, chat issue, or other. This will be generate a ticket for our support team to review, as well as help us continue to improve our product.
Report a user
To report a participant, right click on their name in the participants list, then select Report User. The user will not be alerted that they have been reported.
Note: if you report another participant, the session host will be notified and have the option to remove that user from the session.
For more details on this process (including screenshots of what the forms look like), please refer to Reporting an Issue as an Attendee.
Leaving a session
Sessions will end automatically 20 minutes after the scheduled end time, to allow for additional conversation.
You may leave a session and re-join, but you may only be connected to a session via one device.
When the session ends, a prompt will appear with additional steps to take with the employer, including the option to follow them in Handshake and review recommended jobs - one job will be listed, and you can click View all to review all posted jobs at your institution from this employer.
Learn more about Following an Employer in Handshake.