Zoom for Students

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Evergreen uses Zoom to support remote learning and video conferencing. Your faculty may use Zoom to host class lectures or to invite a guest lecturer to present to your class.

How to Access a Zoom Meeting

Getting Started - First Time Installing Zoom Desktop App

  1. Click the Zoom link provided by your faculty to Join the Zoom Meeting.
  2. The first time you try to join a meeting you will be prompted to download and install the Zoom desktop application.
    • It's recommended to run Zoom from the desktop app versus joining from your browser.
  3. Follow the prompts to install Zoom on your computer. Note: you only need to do this once.

Joining the Meeting

Once the Zoom app is installed you will be prompted to join the meeting

  1. choose Join with Video
  2. next choose Join with Computer Audio
    • if you're unsure about your audio setup, choose Test Speaker and Microphone before joining

Join a Meeting

About Zoom Accounts

Zoom is free for anyone invited to attend a meeting. Do I need a Zoom account to join a meeting?

No, a Zoom account is only required if you want to host a meeting. You do not need an account to attend a meeting when you are following a link.

Can I host my own meeting?

Yes, Zoom Basic accounts are free and allow meetings up to 40 min. with multiple attendees. One-on-one meetings are not limited to 40 minutes.

Zoom for Students

Zoom and Canvas

  • Review the schedule for upcoming Zoom class meetings

Zoom FAQ

How can I set a profile picture when my video is turned off?

Once you create a basic account at evergreen.zoom.us, you can add a picture to your profile.

Learning more about Zoom

See Zoom's Help Center for instructions.

Keywords: web conferencing