Zoom provides video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging.
Zoom hosts and participants can collaborate using audio, video, and screen sharing, recording, breakout rooms, chat, polls, whiteboard and annotation tools, nonverbal feedback and reactions, and more.
Zoom accounts are available to students, faculty and staff; however, only those hosting or scheduling meetings are required to have a Zoom account. Zoom is one of several virtual meeting tool options; UA instructors and students also have access to Class Collaborate and Microsoft Teams .
Teaching with Zoom
Zoom Guides and Resources
Visit the CIT Knowledge Base for step-by-step guides, videos, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Technical and access issues
For login and other access issues, contact the IT Service Desk .
UA Online instructors and students should contact UA Online Technical Support .
Teaching and learning
CIT can help you find creative and effective ways to integrate Zoom and other instructional technologies into your classroom or online course. Contact CIT to schedule a one-on-one consultation or an instruction session for your group.
Zoom Workshops and Webinars
CIT offers workshops, webinars, and individual and group training on Zoom and other UA instructional technologies.
Zoom Learning Center provides product walkthroughs and quick reference videos (5-10 minutes). When reviewing their product listing, please note that UA faculty have a Pro license for Zoom Meetings (not webinars) with unlimited meeting length. To locate videos most applicable to UA faculty, staff, and students, scroll through the product categories to:
- Zoom Meetings
- Zoom for Education
Below are direct links to highly recommended videos.
- Creating a Virtual Classroom on Zoom this is an excellent starting point. The video covers how to schedule a recurring meeting and much more).
- Screen Sharing
- Security Basics
- Meeting & Webinar Polling
- Quiz with Advanced Polling
- Using Breakout Rooms During a Meeting
- Report Attendance
- Zoom Accessible Features Overview