Please refer to the resource tabs below to help you navigate using the Zoom app for your online courses.
A wealth of detailed information is available in the Zoom Help Center, including quick start guides for participants and video tutorials:
If you require further assistance, please contact us at [email protected] well in advance of your course start date.
If you are using a smartphone or tablet, you will be asked to download an app from the App Store. If using a laptop or PC, you will be asked for permission to run the program the first time you use Zoom. Once you grant permission or download the app, you will simply need to follow the prompts to join a meeting. It is recommended to join using Computer Audio.
Full detailed instructions for the device you will be using may be found in the “Getting Started” section of the Zoom Help Center: Click here to visit Zoom Support
A meeting invitation, containing a link, meeting ID, and password will be emailed to you prior to the start of each course session.
The exact steps for joining a meeting/online course session may differ depending on the type of device (e.g. smartphone, tablet, PC) you are using and/or the internet browser (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer/Edge, etc.) installed on your device.
Please refer to the “Joining a meeting” support page for instructions on how to join a meeting depending on the method you will be using: Click here for tutorials
Full detailed audio and video instructions may be found by visiting the Zoom Help Center. Click here to visit the Zoom “Audio, Video & Sharing” Support page.
Once you have joined a meeting session, you can choose between displaying participants in Active Speaker View (displays the person speaking as one large video image) or Gallery View (displays all participants in a row or grid of video images).
Video layout options may be changed by clicking “View” in the top-right corner, and then selecting “Speaker” or “Gallery”
Please ensure that your name displays as your proper first and last name so that the instructor and other participants may identify you easily.
If you need to change your display name after you have already joined the session, please follow these steps:
Hover your cursor over your name on the participants list and click “More >” beside where your name appears.
Type in your full name (first and last)
Make sure the box below that says “remember my name for future meetings” is checked