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* [[Schedule a Zoom Meeting in Your Canvas Course]]
* [[Schedule a Zoom Meeting in Your Canvas Course]]
* [[Zoom Hosts - Best Pracitces for Scheduling Meetings]]
* [[Zoom Security - Best Practices for Scheduling Meetings]]
=== Students ===
=== Students ===

Revision as of 10:49, 7 April 2020

Zoom provides video conferencing, screen sharing and messaging across any device.

Getting Started

Zoom is free for anyone invited to attend a meeting. If you'd like to host a meeting for your class or college-related business see below.

About Zoom Accounts

  • A Zoom account is only required if you want to host a meeting. You do not need an account to attend a meeting.
  • Zoom Basic accounts are free and allow meetings up to 40 min. with up to 100 attendees. One-on-one meetings are not limited to 40 minutes.
  • Zoom Pro accounts allow for meetings longer than 40 minutes and can host up to 300 participants.
    • Pro accounts can be auto-provisioned in Canvas for instructors or requested at help.evergreen.edu.
    • Please only request a Pro account if you need to host a multi-participant conference longer than 40 minutes.

Zoom Accessibility Notes


First time using Zoom in your Canvas course

Using Zoom


  • Join a Zoom Meeting
  • Review the schedule for upcoming Zoom class meetings


  • Zoom Basic accounts have been provisioned for all staff members
  • If you require a Zoom Pro license you can request it from the Tech Support Center by submitting a help ticket.

Using Zoom

See Zoom's Help Center for instructions.

Join a Meeting

Zoom and Special A/V Requirements

If you have more complex requirements, such as a large classroom that requires additional audio/video, please make a support request with Electronic Media.

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