Learn how to get started with Zoom, a video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinar service.

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Pinned Article Getting Started with Zoom

Learn how to get started with Zoom, a video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinar service. All Ithaca College students, staff, and faculty have access. The Zoom application is installed in all classrooms and conference spaces and is integrated as a tool in Sakai for meeting functionality with your class or project members.

How To: Enable Microphone, Camera and Screen-Recording for Zoom in macOS

Because of increased security and permissions with macOS 10.14 Mojave and 10.15 Catalina, you will be prompted to authorize the Zoom application to use the microphone and camera, and screen-recording on macOS 10.15.

How To: Host or Join a Zoom Meeting

This article explains how to host or join a meeting in Zoom through Windows, macOS, iOS, Android devices, and from a web browser and Sakai.

How To: Keep Your Zoom Meetings and Webinars Private

This article explains how to keep your Zoom meetings and webinars private and to reduce the possibility of unwanted guests from joining. The following settings will increase the security of your Zoom sessions.

How To: View Participant Attendance Using Meeting Usage Reports

This article overviews navigating to Meeting Usage Reports. Use cases for this report are a replacement of a manual process of taking class attendance, if desired; or to check for participation for group or organization meetings.

Large Zoom Meeting Recommendations

This article details out recommendations for large online Zoom meetings.

Suggestions for Presenters

The following are general suggestions for using Zoom, including how to test your audio and video settings, how to disable notifications from appearing during presentations and changing your virtual backgrounds.

Zoom for Outlook Add-in

The Zoom plugin for Microsoft Outlook has been replaced with the Zoom for Outlook add-in. The deprecated Zoom plugin for Microsoft Outlook is not compatible with both Apple macOS Catalina 10.15 and Microsoft Office ProPlus. The following steps will remove the Zoom plug-in and install the Zoom for Outlook add-in.

Zoom Meetings Versus Webinars

This article explains the differences between Zoom meetings and webinars.