Now available for videoconferencing and collaboration.
Benefits of Zoom
High-quality video and audio support for up to 300 participants for students and 500 participants for faculty and staff.
Ability to customize your own virtual backgrounds during a Zoom meeting.
Can add closed captions and subtitles to Zoom meetings, recordings, webinars.
Breakout rooms allowing you to split your Zoom meeting into as many as 50 separate sessions.
Help with Zoom
The following materials are available at the Knowledge Base within the Rutgers IT Help portal.
Creating a Rutgers Zoom account
View instructions of how to create your own Rutgers Zoom account.
Quick start guide
Zoom offers a quick start guide that walks you through getting started with your new account.
Read through some frequently asked questions about Zoom and what it has to offer the Rutgers community.
Check out how to add virtual backgrounds to your account, including images of Rutgers.
Staying secure with Zoom
Overview of Zoom's security and privacy features
Zoom offers dozens of security features, and it’s constantly enhancing them.
Avoid Zoombombing and unwanted guests
Planning a meeting? You want to take precautions to safeguard you and your attendees.
Best practices for protecting your meetings
Zoom has step-by-step instructions for use before, during, and after your meeting.
Use waiting rooms to control meeting attendance
Zoom’s waiting rooms let you keep intruders out and choose when others join.
Zoom video tutorials
Scheduling a meeting
Join a meeting
Basic In-Meeting Navigation
Video breakout rooms