Zoom Web Conferencing - Basics of Zoom at MSU


This article links to the needed articles to get started with Zoom at MSU, from creating and accessing your account to getting started with your first meetings and more.


Getting Started with Zoom at MSU

Meetings Basics

Configuring Your Zoom Client

HIPAA-compliant Zoom

Zoom is NOT HIPAA-compliant by default. You need to opt-in to a different Zoom client for it to be compliant.

Additional Resources

  • Zoom has user guides on their support page (link).
  • They also have a YouTube channel (link) to host video guides.
  • They have a number of online resources available as well. See KB 1545 (link) for more.



Article ID: 1948
Wed 4/10/24 9:37 AM
Wed 4/10/24 9:42 AM

Related Articles

Related Articles (15)

This article provides general information on Zoom Webinars.
Following these steps will create an account for MSU Zoom Web Conferencing.
If you want someone else to be able to schedule Zoom meetings on your behalf, you have to grant them rights to do so. This article shows how.
Following these links will download and install the local Zoom client on your windows or macOS device.
Following these steps will enable Zoom Live Transcripts, which allows for real-time captions during Zoom meetings and generates a transcript when the meeting ends.
Following these steps will change who is allowed to share their screen during a Zoom meeting.
If a Zoom meeting has a password enabled, someone may have trouble locating it. This article gives some places to look.
If someone has an existing scheduled meeting and needs to add a password to it, this article details how. The change to require passwords for new meetings will not set this for already existing meetings.
Following these steps will switch your MSU Zoom account to one that is HIPAA-compliant.
Zoom has reached out to universities across the country in order to provide resources and support to instructors wishing to leverage Zoom in a virtual learning environment.
Meetings can be recorded and then watched later as needed.
Links to basic how to instructions for Zoom Web Conferencing meetings.
MSU's Zoom license provides Zoom Pro Meeting ("zoom meetings") and Zoom Webinar 1000 ("webinars"). Some differences are described in this article.
This article lays out what settings are turned on or off by default for MSU's version of Zoom.

Related Services / Offerings

Related Services / Offerings (1)

Zoom is a cloud-based platform for video and audio conferencing, mobile collaboration, and simple online meetings. MSU Zoom uses OKTA log-in.