Tips for the Academic Fair

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This articles contains information of some Zoom security settings and some meeting controls. Since the Zoom meeting links will be posted on a public website there is the potential for Zoom bombing. Some of the settings mention require the current version of Zoom. So check to make sure your Zoom app is up to date.

Check for Updates

Check to make sure that you have the current version of Zoom.

  1. Sign into the Zoom app
  2. Click your profile icon in the top right
  3. Select Check for Updates

Meeting Settings

Security Section

  • Do not select Passcode
  • Select Waiting Room

Meeting Options

  • Do not select Allow participants to join anytime
  • Select Mute participants upon entry
  • Do not select Require authentication to join
    • If selected this would require participants to sign in with Evergreen accounts
    • Not all participants will have Evergreen accounts


The Security icon at the bottom of the Zoom meeting window has a variety of options and tools

  • Hide Profile Pictures
    • Zoom bombers can set their profile picture to an offensive image
    • This is a quick way to turn off all profile pictures
  • All Participants to