Zoom

Zoom is a web conferencing platform that enables remote teaching and virtual meetings from desktop and classroom computers. All students at USU may set up a Zoom account at https://usu-edu.zoom.us/

In order to *host a meeting, you will need to activate your account and download the Zoom application software. You do not need an account to join a Zoom session hosted by someone else.

If you have questions about your Zoom or USU email accounts, contact the USU IT Service Desk.

Activating Your Student Zoom Account

Activating a Zoom account through usu-edu.zoom.us requires that you use your A#@usu.edu email address and are a current student at USU.
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Click the Sign In button

zoom login page

 
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You will be sent an email verifying your password. Respond to the email to finish activating your account.

 
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You may now login to Zoom to get it activated in Canvas


Search All Zoom Content

The search bar below bases its results off of the title and description of each page. Therefore, to receive the best results, type in specific keywords of the topic that you are looking for. For example "System Requirements" or "Name"
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If you have a need to host a meeting, you will need an account. This page explains how to activate your student Zoom account.
Zoom Overview

Zoom Overview

If you have a need to host a meeting, you will need an account. This page explains how to activate your student Zoom account.

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If your instructor records and publishes your class meeting, you will have access to that recording through the Zoom link in Canvas.
Access Class Zoom Recordings

Access Class Zoom Recordings

If your instructor records and publishes your class meeting, you will have access to that recording through the Zoom link in Canvas.

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Follow this advice to have a good experience while participating in a class Zoom meeting.
Best Practices when Using Zoom

Best Practices when Using Zoom

Follow this advice to have a good experience while participating in a class Zoom meeting.

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Annotations are a way for participants to collaborate using text and drawing during a Zoom meeting.
Collaborate using Annotations in a Zoom Meeting

Collaborate using Annotations in a Zoom Meeting

Annotations are a way for participants to collaborate using text and drawing during a Zoom meeting.

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Follow these instructions to edit your display name while you are connected to a Zoom meeting.
Edit Your Name

Edit Your Name

Follow these instructions to edit your display name while you are connected to a Zoom meeting.

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How to join a Zoom meeting through Canvas with instructions for downloading the Zoom application on a computer or mobile device.
Join a Zoom Meeting

Join a Zoom Meeting

How to join a Zoom meeting through Canvas with instructions for downloading the Zoom application on a computer or mobile device.

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Share your microphone and camera so that you can be heard and seen in Zoom meetings.
Microphone and Camera

Microphone and Camera

Share your microphone and camera so that you can be heard and seen in Zoom meetings.

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Reactions in Zoom allow you to raise your hand or answer "yes" or "no" to a question.
Reactions in a Zoom Meeting

Reactions in a Zoom Meeting

Reactions in Zoom allow you to raise your hand or answer "yes" or "no" to a question.

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Learn how to record and share meeting recordings as a student. You can find your Zoom recordings on zoom.usu.edu in the recordings menu.
Record and Share Zoom Meeting

Record and Share Zoom Meeting

Learn how to record and share meeting recordings as a student. You can find your Zoom recordings on zoom.usu.edu in the recordings menu.

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This page describes how to share various content on your screen when in a Zoom meeting.
Share Screen in Zoom Meeting

Share Screen in Zoom Meeting

This page describes how to share various content on your screen when in a Zoom meeting.

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Your instructor might use Zoom breakout rooms to split the class into small groups or dyads to have a discussion or work together on a project.
Student Breakout Rooms in a Zoom Meeting

Student Breakout Rooms in a Zoom Meeting

Your instructor might use Zoom breakout rooms to split the class into small groups or dyads to have a discussion or work together on a project.

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Communicate with your instructor or fellow students on a Zoom meeting using the Chat feature.
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Zoom Chat

Communicate with your instructor or fellow students on a Zoom meeting using the Chat feature.

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Check to make sure your computer or mobile device is capable of running Zoom.
Zoom System Requirements

Zoom System Requirements

Check to make sure your computer or mobile device is capable of running Zoom.

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This page walks you through troubleshooting for common issues in Zoom, such as lagging, no audio, choppy video, or missing features.
Zoom Troubleshooting

Zoom Troubleshooting

This page walks you through troubleshooting for common issues in Zoom, such as lagging, no audio, choppy video, or missing features.

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During class, your instructor may use the Zoom Whiteboard and ask you to participate and make certain annotations. Here is how the whiteboard works and each of the tools that it features.
Zoom Whiteboard

Zoom Whiteboard

During class, your instructor may use the Zoom Whiteboard and ask you to participate and make certain annotations. Here is how the whiteboard works and each of the tools that it features.