Working with Zoom

Zoom MFA

If you're looking for a web presentation and conferencing alternative to Microsoft Teams, you may want to try a Zoom meeting or webinar

Zoom allows students, facutly and staff to host meetings with up to 300 attendees. Those you invite can join by phone, app, or the web to get started.

If you are using Zoom for remote instruction in an event with over 300 attendees, you can request a temporary license by following steps in this articleNOTE:  Log in with your UT EID and password to view this article

What You'll Need

  • Computer, tablet, or smartphone with:
    • Microphone (built-in microphone), a USB microphone or an inline microphone on headphones
    • Speaker/headphones-compatible Bluetooth device
    • Built in or external webcam
  • Reliable internet connection
System Requirements
Supported Web Browsers
  • Windows 7 or higher
  • MacOS 7 or later
  • Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
  • Safari 5+
  • Firefox (latest version)
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 7 or later

More system requirements

Scheduling Zoom Meetings



Participating in Zoom Meetings 

Get Custom UT Backgrounds for Zoom Meetings
Record Your Meeting
Set up Polling
Breakout Rooms

Managing Zoom Meetings 

Control Your Zoom Meeting
Allow Others to Schedule for You

Want to change settings and add things like virtual backgrounds to your Zoom profile? Learn how here.


Zoom and Canvas

Watch a tutorial to learn how to integrate Zoom with Canvas and visit the Instructional Continuity Technology Toolbox for information on conducting courses remotely. 

Last updated on September 1, 2020, 4:42 pm