Zoom Video Conferencing

Zoom is a video conferencing platform that helps you to:

  • Share screens and host real-time video conversations
  • Participate in group video chat during online class sessions
  • Host virtual office hours
  • Collaborate remotely on research
  • With a paid add-on, host live web broadcasts to thousands of people worldwide
  • Record to the cloud or computer for easy sharing (storage for 90 days)
  • Conduct HIPAA-compliant telehealth sessions

More information about Zoom and optional add-ons can be found on the UW Zoom Documentation page.

How to Get Zoom Video Conferencing

The Zoom Meeting Client is a free download, available on a wide variety of platforms.

Download Zoom Meeting Client

License Details

UW has a site license with Zoom that provides each Faculty, Staff, and Student a Zoom Pro License. Webinar and large meeting features are available as a separate purchase from the UW Zoom Service.

Quick Facts

Available for

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff


PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, Web Browser


  • Zoom Pro License: Free
  • Add-Ons: Vary by feature


  • Free
  • Free for Students
  • Telecommunications

Documentation and Support