Zoom

Zoom is a cloud-based video communications service that offers the ability to create high-quality online meetings, classes, and events that leverages Instant Messaging, video conferencing, breakout rooms, screen-sharing, and whiteboards.

This service is supported by University Technology Services, and the Office of Teaching and Learning helps provide orientation and training for academic use.

Website Login: http://udenver.zoom.us

Current Zoom System Status

Why might I use Zoom?

  • Faculty can hold virtual office hours and invite remote guests into the classroom for a presentation.Students can meet online to chat and work on a group project.
  • Staff can work from home while keeping in touch and participating in staff meetings.
  • Committees and workgroups can conduct job interviews or review documents with participants across the globe.

Who can use Zoom?

All faculty, staff and students can use this service and will login with their University credentials. Outside participants can join via a sharable URL, and the meetings can be restricted to invited users or even further protected with a password unique to the meeting itself.

How do I get started?

Zoom offers a great set of online training and support resources that are listed below in the next section.  However, if you are ready to quickly get started with connecting to Zoom at DU, click on the link below:

Getting Started with Zoom at DU

Training and Support Resources:

Zoom also provides excellent online resources at their website, including 24/7 phone support at 1.888.799.9666 ext 2 or +1.650.397.6096 ext 2.

Support Website

Video Tutorials

Live Online Training

Zoom – Getting Started with PC and Mac (.pdf) (via Zoom Video Corporation: DU-specific instructions may be slightly different than you’ll read on this document)

Still have questions? Create an Incident for University Technology Services to assist with Zoom.

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