Zoom Video and Web Conferencing


What is Zoom

Zoom is a web conferencing tool SJSU uses for real-time class meetings, collaborations, trainings, etc. The features of Zoom include:

  • Screen sharing in a full-screen mode
  • Whiteboard collaboration
  • Participant communication
  • Breakout room setup for small group activities and collaboration
  • Polling
  • Screen and audio recording
  • Closed captioning (if setup)

How to host a Zoom meeting

  1. From SJSU Zoom website
  2. From your SJSU email calendar
  3. Download a Zoom app: iOS or Android 

How to connect to the audio conferencing

Please either select a phone or use your computer audio to connect to the audio conference. 

  • Via phone

  1. Select the Phone Call tab
  2. Follow the dial-in number list to enter the phone number
  3. Enter the Zoom meeting ID and press the # key
  • Via computer (Please use a headset to avoid background noise.)

  1. Selec thet Join Audio Conferencing by Computer button
  2. Click the Test Conferencing Mic and Speakers button and select the mic/speakers you are going to use
  3. Click the Join Audio Conferencing by Computer button

How to enable video via your computer

  1. Use a built-in webcam or prepare an external webcam on your computer
  2. Please click the Video icon to start your video.

Technical requirements