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About Zoom

Zoom is a full-featured video and collaborative technology that unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Zoom accounts allow for video, audio, and content sharing between up to 300 participants in a meeting or 500 in a webinar from any device including Windows and Mac computers, Android and iOS devices.

Anyone in the world can join a Zoom meeting, but only a host can start/schedule meetings. Use your StarID and password to sign in to your host account.

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(you will need the meeting id provided to you) 


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To get started, download Zoom for your computer or mobile device, or click “Host a Meeting” above. Use the app or webpage to start, join, or schedule meetings.

For more help, check out these videos and documents to help students and faculty get up and running with Zoom, or contact the IT Solutions Center.


How Can I Avoid "Zoom-Bombing"?

To boost your security when using Zoom, use these simple settings when creating your meeting:
  1. Consider using a generically created meeting ID, not your personal meeting ID (this can be done in the schedule meetings option)
  2. Allow only authenticated users to join your meeting 
  3. Use meeting passwords for your meetings.
    • If using a password for a class, you can share the password in D2L with your class. 

Read more on "Zoom-bombing"

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Zoom Training & Learning Resources

Zoom 101: Sign Up & Download
Zoom 101 : In Meeting Controls (Basic)

Comprehensive Guide to Educating Through Zoom
Tips and Tricks for Teachers Educating on Zoom
Tips and Tricks for Administrators and Staff
Student Tips for Participating in Online Learning


Scheduling Zoom Meetings With Outlook

You can schedule Zoom meetings within Microsoft Outlook (MavMAIL) by downloading a special plugin. This makes scheduling easy and convenient.

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