Zoom Guidelines and Expectations

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Zoom is a cloud-based video communications application that allows users to host several virtual event types including audio and video conferences, webinars, host live chats, screen-sharing, shared whiteboards, along with several additional collaborative Tools. The purpose of this document is to provide a general overview of Zoom’s functionality, Faculty/Staff Requester and CTS roles, expectations, and technical details.


Event Types

Zoom provides users with two meeting types; a standard Zoom meeting and a Zoom webinar.

  • Meetings are designed to be a collaborative experience.  All participants can share their audio and video. Zoom Meetings can support up to 300 simultaneous users per meeting.
  • Webinars are designed to limit audio and video content sharing privileges to Host and Panelist. Attendees have limited functions with only a view-only role. Webinars can support up to 1000 simultaneous users per meeting.