What is Zoom?

Web and video conferencing for online meetings and webinars

Business doesn't have to stop with access to Zoom. Meet online, create polls, and share your screen with up to 300 attendees with Zoom, a web conferencing platform used for audio or video conferencing.  

Zoom is one of UTHSC's official web conferencing applications, available to all faculty, staff, and students to host online meetings for UTHSC-related business and courses.  Microsoft Teams is the other UTHSC official web conferencing application,

Zoom System Requirements

Don't Share Zoom Links in Public Places

People are looking to join and disrupt your Zoom sessions. How do they do it? They find your Zoom links posted on public places such as the Daily Digest, Twitter, and Facebook.

How do you avoid it? Don't post Zoom links on social media. Post an email address or form where people can request the Zoom link, then you can be a gatekeeper to your sessions.

Zoom also created an automated system that looks for public links. If it finds one, UTK OIT office may contact you. Learn more at Zoom's "How to Keep Uninvited Guests Out of Your Zoom Event" blog.


Additional Resources

Zoom Accessibility Statement

Zoom Privacy Statement




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This is not something that any UTHSC faculty, staff or student needs to request. You already should have one. By logging in with your SSO into tennessee.zoom.us, you are accessing your UT Zoom Licensed (Pro) account. However, if you are not using Single Sign On or SSO to login, you will not see it.