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UW Zoom Video Conferencing


Available for: Instructors Students Staff

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About UW Zoom

Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, group messaging, and provides the option to record. Zoom offers high quality video, audio, and wireless screen-sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, iOS, Android, Blackberry, Zoom Rooms, and H.323/SIP room systems. Zoom provides HIPAA- and FERPA-compliant video collaboration.

UW Zoom Pro

Want to purchase a UW Zoom account? Curious about pricing?
View the UW Zoom Web Order Form To request a HIPAA-protected UW Zoom account, submit the UW Zoom order form and choose the HIPAA option.

UW Zoom Basic

Try before you buy

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to get a free limited-featured UW Zoom Basic account.

See what features are included in the UW Zoom Basic account.

Zoom helps you to

  • Participate in group video chat during online class sessions
  • Host virtual office hours
  • Collaborate remotely on research
  • Share screens and host real-time video conversations
  • Host live web broadcasts to thousands of people worldwide
  • Record to the cloud or computer for easy sharing

Zoom is compatible with room systems 

Zoom can connect with SIP- or H.323-based video conference devices such as:

  • Polycom
  • Lifesize
  • Tandberg

Zoom is mobile friendly

Connect on the go with Zoom iPhone and iPad app and Android app

Zoom includes a phone conference line 

A free phone conference line is included with your Zoom Pro account. Participants of your web conference can simply dial a phone number and code to enter your meeting. This is helpful if internet access is not available for participants.

UW Zoom Support


Register for a live UW Zoom training session

Zoom also hosts live training sessions. Register here

Watch a recording of the webinar 'Introduction to UW Zoom' -- recorded January 10, 2018.

Introduction to UW Zoom webinar, recorded January 10, 2018.

link to watch video: "Hosting effective meetings and webinars with engaged participants.

Hosting effective meetings and webinars with engaged participants, recorded April 11, 2018.

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How-to: Sign in to UW Zoom

How-to: Join a UW Zoom Meeting

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Last reviewed August 23, 2019