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.


Join a 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





Zoom FAQ

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

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