Zoom is a cloud-based conferencing solution that provides both video conferencing and screen share capabilities. All UIS faculty, students, and staff have access to the university’s licensed account and to Zoom’s great video conferencing features.

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Getting Started with Zoom

Learn how to setup the Zoom Desktop Client

Promote Attendees to Co-hosts

Learn how to promote meeting attendees to co-hosts to assist in meetings and with logistics.

Using Zoom as a Conference Call Service

Learn how Zoom can work as a conference call solution.

Zoom Alternative Hosts

Learn how to add an Alternative Host to your Zoom meetings

Zoom Canvas Integration

Zoom is integrated into the Canvas LMS, learn how to utilize this integration.

Zoom Mobile App

Learn how to utilize Zoom on your Mobile device.

Zoom, Live Transcription

Overview: Live captioning within Zoom Meetings and Webinars come in two options:

Subtitles: these are captions that appear at the bottom of the Zoom window
Live Transcript: full meeting audio converted to transcripts in real time. These are time stamped and tagged with who was speaking.

Note: Only the host of a meeting can initiate live transcriptions. If you are scheduling a meeting that you will not be present for, you should designate an "alternative host" when creating the me