Zoom Meetings

Screenshot of a Zoom class viewing PowerPoint

Screenshot of a Zoom class screen sharing a PowerPoint

What is a Zoom Meeting?

A zoom meeting (or class) is the virtual space which enables multiple people to engage, collaborate and communicate online. With the addition of video, audio and text participates can see, hear and chat with each other in real time.

View: A Meeting with Zoom

You can view, manage, and schedule meetings from the Zoom web portal, the Zoom desktop client or the Zoom mobile app.

View: Basic Functions in a Zoom Meeting


How do I Set up and Host a Meeting?

As a reminder it is important as the instructor (host) that you are comfortable using the Zoom platform and its various features.

View: Meeting Controls

Scheduling a Meeting
Inviting Participants to a Meeting

View: How do I Join a Meeting?

Video provides options for joining meetings based on your requirements and to ensure the best meeting experience possible.

Recording a Meeting 

View: Recording a Zoom Meeting

View: Technology Webinar: All About Recording

  • What is Automatic Recording? – Automatic recording is an option that allows the host to start Local Recording or Cloud Recording automatically when the meeting starts.
  • How do I use Recording Management? – Recording Management allows Account Owners and Admins to manage their users’ cloud recordings, including view, delete, and share the video, audio, transcript, and chat files.
  • How do I Find My Recording? – You can record your Zoom meeting or webinar locally to your computer or to the Zoom cloud with a Pro license. Files stored on the cloud can be accessed on your desktop or from the web. Locally recorded meetings and webinars can only be accessed on the computer that recorded the meeting.
Signing off – End meeting
Once you click on end meeting this pop up will appear providing you the choice to end meeting or to leave the meeting.

Once you click on end meeting this pop up will appear providing you the choice to end meeting or to leave the meeting.

End Meeting: This will end the meeting for all participants. If you want to have the meeting continue, you should give another participant host control before leaving the meeting.

  • Will My Meeting Time Out? – Your meeting may time out based on the type of account, how many participants join, and if only one participant remains in the meeting.

Resources & Troubleshooting

Content Source: Zoom Help Center