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Starting a Zoom Meeting

Starting a Zoom Meeting from the Desktop

  1. Open the Zoom Meeting Client on the Desktop.

 Click on the icon to open the Zoom desktop app

  1. Click Sign In.

 Click Sign In on the Zoom Dialog Box

  1. Login to Zoom using your university email and previously selected password. Click “Forgot” to reset your password if you’ve forgotten it.
 Log into Zoom with university email address and user-created password
  1. Click on New Meeting to start a new unscheduled meeting
    Click New Meeting to start an unscheduled meeting
    -OR-
    Click on the Meetings tab at the top of the Zoom Client and click Start next to a previously scheduled meeting.

 Click Meetings tab and click Start next to scheduled meeting

Start a Zoom Meeting from Blackboard

  1. Open the Firefox web browser and navigate to Blackboard.
  2. Log in and access your class shell.
  3. Click the Zoom Meetings link under Communications (note, it may be called something else. If you do not see a link to Zoom, open an ISITE request).

 Click Zoom Meetings on the Blackboard Course Menu

  1. Click the Start button next to a previously scheduled meeting*
    Click Start next to a Scheduled Zoom Meeting
    -OR-
    Click Schedule a New Meeting in the top right corner
    Click the Schedule a New Meeting button
    Set it for the current date and time* and click Save
    Set it for current date and time and click Save
    Click Start this Meeting.  
    Click Start this Meeting

* NOTE: If you have linked your ShareStream and Zoom accounts and want your meeting recording to be automatically added to Blackboard, please do not use your Zoom Personal Meeting ID when scheduling a meeting in Blackboard.

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