Using Zoom in the Classroom

The Zoom Collaboration Overview video below details the features that make Zoom such a flexible, powerful collaboration tool, including screen sharing, multi-device support, and large meeting capacity.



Step 1: Go to and click Login. You will be redirected to the Single Sign ON (SSO) page. Sign on with your NetID and password.


Step 2: Click on Host a Meeting. The desktop application will auto-download.
Step 3: Click Login with SSO. Enter the SSO URL ( and click Continue to sign in.



Note: Mac users may receive an error message. Please ignore and continue with sign in.

Step 4: Click on the Host A Meeting drop-down arrow and select With Video On or With Video Off to start a meeting.


You can also Host/Join a meeting from the main dialog box. The default tab is Home.


You can:

  • Click on Start without video to start a meeting sharing your”desktop” or “application”
  • Click on Start with video to start a video meeting
  • Click on Schedule to set up a future meeting
  • Click on Join to join a meeting that has already been started
Step 5: Click Settings on the menu bar.


  • Audio: Test, select and adjust your speakers, and microphone
  • Video: Test and select your video source
  • General:  Select additional preferences
  • Recording: Browse/open your stored recordings (all recordings are stored on your local device/computer)
Step 6: Once you have started or joined a meeting, you can perform the following actions from the menu bar located at the bottom of the meeting window.