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Brief description/overview 

Zoom is a web conferencing and collaboration tool available to all Indiana University students, faculty, and staff. Zoom provides high-quality audio and video, intuitive sharing and co-annotation tools, breakout rooms, whiteboarding tools, the ability to easily add content to meetings “on the fly”, and the option to download meeting recordings as MP4 files.

Audience that uses it 

Zoom can be used by all IU faculty and students for teaching and learning within the IU School of Medicine. 


Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing service, available to IU users with either a PC, Mac, mobile device, and an internet connection. 


Contact for assistance 

Instructors needing Zoom assistance may contact Erich Bauer of the Educational Technology team:  

Links to How-To

Zoom: Install and update Zoom App (video & article)

Zoom: The Basics (video & article)

Zoom: Logging in using Single Sign-On (SSO) (video & article)

Zoom: Securing your meetings (video & article)

Zoom: Scheduling and starting meetings (video & article)

Zoom: Using breakout rooms (video & article)

Zoom: Using manual & randomized Breakout Rooms (article)

Zoom: Self-select Breakout Rooms- Generic Group Names, Waiting Room, Navigation (article)

Zoom: Self-Select Breakout Rooms – Participants View (article)

Zoom: Run an attendance report (video)