Zoom Backgrounds

Even as we return to campus, Zoom will remain a way of life for many of us. Now you can bring your favorite campus or some of your favorite classrooms, labs and gathering areas to your Zoom screen!

Check out our collection of custom backgrounds for your virtual classes, online meetings and Zoom get-togethers. We'll be adding more backgrounds, so feel free to suggest your favorite spots on campus by sending an email to marcomm@oaklandcc.edu.

How to Download

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

How to use the backgrounds during meetings:

  • 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

Zoom Background Options


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February | Black History Month

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March | Women's History Month

Women's History Women's History
Women's History  

April | Arab American Heritage Month 

Arab American Heritage Month Arab American Heritage Month

April | Diversity Month

Diversity Diversity

April | Neurodiversity Awareness Month 

Neurodiversity Neurodiversity Awareness

May | Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Asian Pacific Asain Pacific

June 19 | Juneteenth 

Juneteenth Juneteenth

June | Pride Month

Pride Pride

September 15 - October 15 | Hispanic Heritage Month

hispanic hispanic


October | Disability Employment Awareness Month

Disability Disability Employment

November | Indigenous Heritage Month

Indigenous Indigenous Heritage Month

November 11 | Veterans Day

Veteransday Veterans Day


Winter 1 Winter 2 Winter 3
Winter 4 Winter 5 Winter 6
Winter 7 Winter 8


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Lake Leaves Leaves 2
Lighthouse Pumpkins Roadway
Tree Waterfall