Zoom: Teach, Meet, and Learn with Zoom

Zoom, an online video conferencing system, is now available to the UMN community!  Compare Zoom to Google Hangouts 

About this guide

This guide is for anyone who wants to use Zoom for basic teaching, meeting, and learning tasks. For more advanced topics, check out Schedule, Support, and Present.

For guidance specifically related to using Zoom within Canvas, read Host a Zoom Meeting within Canvas and Canvas: Communicate with Students.

The Use Best Practices section contains checklists and recommendations to guide you through any type of Zoom event. 

Start Using Zoom

Set up your Account and Equipment

Set Up Your Session

Resources to help you use Zoom well, no matter which format you choose

Troubleshoot and Learn More

Learn more

Zoom has a Learning Center with access to on-demand courses, live training, and video tutorials.