Zoom Web Conferencing

General Information


What is Zoom?
  • Zoom is a web conferencing system. It supports video and audio over the Internet, screen sharing, meeting recording, whiteboard, Outlook calendar integration and use on mobile devices.
Who can use Zoom?
  • Active Minnesota State students, faculty and staff can host meetings for up to 300 people. Faculty and staff can host webinars for up to 500 people. Zoom is funded by Minnesota State at no extra charge to you.
How do I access Zoom through Minnesota State?

Fall 2020: What you need to know about Zoom this Fall


How To Resources:

Create online meetings, webinars, and events that leverage video, chat, breakout rooms, screen-sharing, and whiteboards.

Articles in our Knowledge Base

Zoom Captioning Services

  • Caption Request Service (How To article) - quickly order captions for videos or Zoom presentations saved in Kaltura MediaSpace
  • Center for Online Learning also offers Caption Request Service for your other video captioning needs.

Learning Resources (Zoom)

Support Resources for Zoom


Additional Information

  • Students and employees affiliated with more than one institution, regardless of which campus you call home, everyone affiliated with Minnesota State falls under the same Zoom account (https://minnstate.zoom.us/). With this account you can create an unlimited number of Zoom meetings with up to 300 attendees.
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