Jabber is an Instant Messaging and Presence (IM&P) application from Cisco. Faculty and staff can improve productivity and easily communicate with coworkers and colleagues with Jabber’s real-time presence information and instant messaging. Jabber improves productivity and allows for easy communication with coworkers and colleagues.  Jabber can be used on Mac and PC machines as well as Android and iOS devices.


There is no cost to eligible users.


Faculty Staff

Jabber for Windows and Max OS X can be downloaded from the Tech Tab in myBama. To download Jabber on a mobile device, visit your device’s app store and search for Cisco Jabber.

OIT must enable Jabber on a user’s account before the user is able to log in. To request Jabber activation, please submit a request to OIT’s Telecommunication Office.

Eligiblity and Cost

This software is available to UA faculty and staff at no cost.

Licensing Information

This software is licensed for use on both personal and University-owned machines and devices.