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Now available for videoconferencing and collaboration.

 For existing Zoom users

If you are a user with an existing Zoom account, please review this article with additional instructions before continuing.

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.


Easy-to-use tools such as Whiteboard and Annotate to share and collaborate with others.


Breakout rooms allowing you to split your Zoom meeting into as many as 50 separate sessions.

Help with Zoom

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.

Zoom FAQs

Read through some frequently asked questions about Zoom and what it has to offer the Rutgers community.

Virtual backgrounds

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

Meeting controls

Video breakout rooms