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About Zoom Video Conferencing

In partnership with the UA System, Zoom video conferencing is now available to students, faculty and staff at UA. Zoom provides cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging creating a complete conference room solution.

Zoom offers the best video, audio, and wireless screen-sharing experience across all systems including Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, iOS, Android, Blackberry, Zoom Rooms and H.323/SIP room systems. Zoom is HIPAA compliant.

How to get Zoom (faculty/staff)

To begin using Zoom, fill out the user account request form using this link http://iits.uasystem.ua.edu/account-request.asp) on the UA System website.

Follow the on screen prompts. You will receive an email confirmation that your request was received.

Within 24 hours, you will then receive an email from Zoom with your account creation confirmation. This email will include a link to activate your account. Click the link to confirm your account and enter your name and password. Once you establish your password, your account is ready for use!

Please note that if you’ve previously established a trial or free Zoom account, you will need to remove the application from your machine in order to utilize the UA enterprise license.

How to get Zoom Pro for TAs

Graduate student teaching assistants need to fill out the {{http://iits.uasystem.ua.edu/account-request.asp Zoom account form} as shown below: TA-Zoom-form.png

Zoom Tips for Teaching

We have some tips in the Working_Remotely_FAQs#Zoom_Meeting_Tips_for_Online_Classes section.