Talk:Getting Started with Zoom

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Zoom is a collaboration tool that provides services such as video and audio conferencing, screen sharing and messaging across devices. Zoom can be used by faculty and staff to provide remote conferencing for their class or among colleagues.

About Zoom Accounts

  • A Zoom account is only required if you want to host a meeting. You do need an account to attend a meeting.
  • Zoom Basic accounts are free and allow meetings up to 40 min.
  • Zoom Pro accounts allow for meetings longer than 40 minutes. Pro accounts can be auto-provisioned in Canvas for instructors or requested at


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
  • Request a Zoom account