Rules and Etiquette

We Thrive Together Rules For Participation

  • Treat everyone, including the event host, with courtesy and respect
  • All programs will start promptly at 5 minutes past the hour without interruptions
  • Stay muted unless the event host prompts you too unmute
  • If you need to talk, raise your hand or direct message the host in the chat. Do NOT talk over or interrupt the person talking.
  • The host has 100% discretion if someone will be left unmuted. Please respect this decision.
  • No harassment of any kind will be tolerated. Treat everyone as you want to be treated.
  • If you’re having a bad day, please leave until you feel good enough to participate again
  • Be patient
  • Turn off your camera if you are eating
  • Drinking is permitted while your camera is on
  • Use your manners
  • Do NOT share personal information about another participant unless the individual has approved it first
  • Treat all participants as your own family
  • Have Fun!!!

Online Event Etiquette and Best Practices

  • Mute your microphone when you are not talking
  • Limit background noise and distractions
  • Manners matter: Be polite and respectful of talk, tone, posture, eye contact
  • Join a few minutes early to make sure your audio and video are working correctly
  • Speak clearly, slowly, and get right to the point
  • Dress for success: Put on a clean shirt, brush your hair, sit up straight, and set up your camera at eye level
  • Pay attention to the speaker
  • Be aware of your surroundings: Everything around you and behind you will be visible on-camera
  • No food allowed
  • Stay seated and stay present
  • Have a good time