Web Conferencing: Zoom

Overview

Web conferencing services are provided by Minnesota State using Zoom.

Benefits

Web conferencing software may be used for various types of online collaborative services including classes, web seminars, webinars, webcasts, video conferencing and peer-level meetings.

Students get 185 days of recording storage and employees get 365 days.  Recordings are pushed automatically to Kaltura for both students and employees.

Employees and students have access to meeting rooms with a 300 person capacity.  Employees also have access to a webinar tool that has a 500 person capacity.

Resources

Zoom allows student, faculty and staff accounts to create and initiate meetings, collaborations and work sessions.

Additional Information

  • Minnesota State provided helpful information on Reducing the Likelihood of Zoombombing; if you are hosting a meeting or virtual classroom this applies to you.
  • Zoom is funded by Minnesota State at no extra charge to you.