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July 14, 2021 Notification

Zoom Client Upgrade – Thursday, July 15


July 14, 2021 1:35 pm

On Thursday, July 15 at 10:00 p.m., Rutgers will be upgrading to the latest client version of Zoom. This update includes the following changes:

  • Support for gender pronouns
  • Request Live Transcription enablement as participant
  • Share screen to all Breakout Rooms
  • Security enhancements
This will roll the 5.7.0 and 5.7.1 updates into one addressing additional features and security.
Following the upgrade on July 15, users who are not currently running the latest client version will experience a short pause (1-2 minutes) to install the new version of Zoom before joining their next meeting.

If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to the OIT Help Desk. For more information about Zoom at Rutgers, including tips to avoid Zoombombing, please visit the Rutgers Zoom site.

If you are experiencing any issues not listed here, please contact the OIT Help Desk at 848-445-HELP (4357) or send a message to

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