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Zoom Video Conferencing

Zoom is a conferencing software that provides remote access to online meetings, chat and mobile collaboration. Zoom is available to Adelphi faculty, staff, and students for one-to-one or one-to-many remote meetings.

At this time, all new and existing accounts will come with the full set of licensed features, including a 24-hour meeting limit and a cloud recording option. The Zoom software will download automatically after connecting to your first meeting.

Features and Benefits

  • HD video and audio conferencing
  • Up to 300 meeting participants
  • Join by telephone
  • On-screen chat within meetings
  • Screen sharing
  • Local recording allowing you to save meeting audio and video to your computer
  • Schedule meetings in Google Calendar
  • Schedule meetings directly from Google Calendar with the Zoom chrome extension.
  • Personalize your meeting by adding a virtual background
  • 24-hour time limit
  • Save recorded meetings in the cloud with 500 MB (.5 GB) of cloud storage (Note: All cloud recordings should also be downloaded to prevent loss of data.

How Do I Access Zoom?

  1. Go to the Adelphi University Zoom site and click sign in to create an account.
  2. Enter your universal Adelphi username and password, which will activate single sign-on.

» Get started with Zoom (log in required) 

Zoom Security Options

Zoom at Adelphi offers several features and options that can help you maintain the integrity of your Zoom meeting. Use the following tips to help prevent “Zoombombing”, where uninvited users enter your Zoom meeting to cause disruptions and display inappropriate content.

Before the Meeting Starts

Before your meeting begins, consider the following options to reduce the likelihood of disruptive and unwelcome participants joining your meeting.

What you can do during a meeting

There are many features a host can use to handle a mid-meeting disruption.  Familiarize yourself with these options to quickly resolve an issue with an unwanted guest or even a participant with lots of background noise.

Zoom Training and Support

Please use Zoom for your conferencing needs as we are sunsetting BlueJeans in the first half of 2020, and Adobe Connect is no longer available. If you are looking for an alternative for lecture capturing, Panopto is an option as well.

For further information, please contact:

Office of Information Technology
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