Web Conferencing: Zoom

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?
  • Minnesota State Zoom login Instructions, includes:
    • Using single sign on (SSO)
    • Connecting with a computer
    • Connecting with Zoom app
    • Connecting with a mobile device
  • Minnesota State Zoom login page https://minnstate.zoom.us (use StarID credentials)
  • Additional support materials are available at the bottom of the login page

Notice: Effective April 1, 2020 Minnesota State issued new guidance on Reducing the Likelihood of Zoombombing; if you are hosting a meeting or virtual classroom this applies to you.

How To Resources:

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

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