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.

Login to Zoom at
DU: http://udenver.zoom.us
Canvas: https://canvas.du.edu -> Your Course ->ZOOM


Why might I use ZOOM as an instructor?

  • Faculty can hold virtual office hours and invite remote guests into the classroom for a presentation.
  • ZOOM is built into each Canvas course. This is the recommend method for accessing ZOOM class meeting.
  • Class meetings can be recorded to allow students the opportunity to review your lecture.
  • Students can meet online to chat and work on a group project.
  • ZOOM has several interactive features (chat,  poll questions, annotation drawing tools, breakout rooms) to get students engaged.
  • Students can also create and host their own meetings for group projects.
  • ZOOM can provide accessibility features (closed captions and transcript) to improve accessibility.

Training and Support Resources:

Still have questions? Contact Alex Martinez or  Create an Incident for Information Technology to assist with Zoom.