Zoom Pro (adds or changes):
All Zoom accounts used for teaching or advising must be associated with ISU (meetings must include "https://iastate.zoom.us" in the URL). This is to ensure FERPA compliance and mitigate the risk to ISU faculty, staff, and students.
Zoom is not integrated into Canvas at ISU. View the IT Knowledgebase article or Zoom’s Getting Started resources, then login to Zoom at ISU through your Okta Dashboard and locate and add the Zoom app to get started.
Use Canvas to share your Zoom meeting information with students. Instructors have found the following methods to be effective.
To learn about using breakout rooms in Zoom, view the Zoom help guide or watch the video below.
To create a local recording of a meeting, follow the steps on Zoom’s Local recording guide or view the video below.
To share your Zoom recording with students, upload it to Canvas Studio. If you did not use a 3rd-party captioning service such as 3Play Media, be sure to generate closed captions in Studio. Find more information on the Studio tech page.
Add the statement below to the required technologies section of your syllabus.
Zoom is not integrated with Canvas at ISU but your instructor may provide you with meeting links through Canvas announcements, pages, etc. View Zoom’s Getting Started resources to learn how to use its features or review the Online Documentation below.
The Waiting Room feature allows the host to control when a participant joins the meeting. As the host, you can admit attendees one by one, or hold all attendees in the waiting room and admit them all at once.
To host a secure meeting, follow these steps during the meeting creation:
Here is the image that participants will see when they are sitting in the Waiting Room.
The following settings give you more control over the meeting:
Follow the instructions to remove a person from a Zoom meeting.
When you lock your meeting, no additional participants are able to enter your class.
Follow the instructions to disable chat in a zoom meeting.
Zoom trainers host free and interactive live-training webinars daily. Get up to speed in less than an hour when you register for one of the live-training webinars.
Zoom Basic is FREE and available to all ISU students, faculty and staff by signing into https://iastate.zoom.us with an ISU NetID. Note: The Zoom Basic plan has a 40-minute time limit on meetings with three or more total participants.
Need your group meetings to last longer than 40 minutes? See the IT Knowledgebase article for cost information on Zoom Pro licenses.
Iowa State’s implementation of Zoom is not HIPAA-compliant. A special HIPAA Business Associate Agreement and HIPAA plan with Zoom is required. Learn more on the IT website or by visiting https://zoom.us/healthcare.
Although Zoom is not integrated with Canvas, it can still be used to host virtual class sessions. Download the Canvas documentation on using Add a Zoom Meeting to Canvas (PDF).
Keep your meetings secure. Read the Zoom blog to learn how to: Lock your Zoom room Control screen sharing Enable the Waiting Room Lock down the chat Remove a participant Specify security options when scheduling
See Zoom’s latest press releases, view scheduled updates, check for product-specific updates, or see the current Zoom status.