Zoom – Information Services
You can host up to 2 meetings at the same time. Both meetings need to be started by the original meeting host and cannot be started by an alternative host. The host can leave the meeting and pass host privileges to another user if needed.
UW-Madison has purchased 50 concurrent add-on licenses allowing a UW-Madison Zoom account to host between concurrent meetings. If you have the need to host a meeting and webinar concurrently, you will need to find another colleague to either host the meeting or webinar.
The feature to join multiple meetings simultaneously from the Zoom desktop client allows participants to participate in or monitor multiple meetings at the same time. Zoom allows you to schedule meetings with multiple occurrences so that each occurrence uses the same meeting ID and settings. There are a handful of participant settings you can control within a meeting or virtual classroom webinar setting. When scheduling the event, the host can designate another licensed user on the same account to be the alternative host.
The alternative host can start the meeting on the host’s behalf see next section for complete set of actions a alternate host has. The alternate host will receive an email notifying them that they’ve been added as an alternative host, with a link to start the event.
Important: An alternate host will only have the ability start the meeting via the link in the email they received – the link will not be available in any other means. Designating an alternative host. When adding a UW-Madison Zoom user as an alternate host for an event, type their preferred name into the alternative host field or enter their email address in the form of netid wisc.
The directory will recognize the user and auto populate their account to select. As an alternate host, you will receive certain permissions to the event. In the case of passing host controls to another user, if the original host is a licensed UW-Madison Zoom user, then the meeting can continue for an unlimited amount of time once the controls are handed off, even if the user who received the host controls is a non-UW-Madison user – the only caveat is that the control can only be passed to the external user a non-UW-Madison user after the external user has joined the event.
Zoom allows you share your screen, but with some restrictions. Only the creator of the event is required to have a webinar add-on licenses. They will be able to assign alternate hosts or co-hosts during the event who are not licensed with a webinar add-on. The polling feature allows you to create single choice or multiple choice polling questions for your meetings or webinars.
At this time, we have not purchased any licenses for Zoom Rooms. If you would like to provide feedback regarding this feature, please submit your request per our Zoom Advisory so that leadership can review and process your request.
This feature requires audio conferencing plan for Zoom. Please view the Zoom device support list to see if your device is supported and can be managed. The Waiting Room feature allows the host to control when a participant joins the meeting.
As the meeting host, you can admit attendees one by one, or hold all attendees in the Waiting Room and admit them all at once. You can send all participants to the Waiting Room when joining your meeting, or you can allow participants from your Zoom account and participants at specified domains to bypass the Waiting Room.
Important: Waiting room feature is only available within Zoom Meetings – it is not available within Zoom Webinars. Starting with version 5. After locating a participant’s name in the waiting room section of the participant list, an option appears in the The participant is notified of this change. You may also want to review UW-Madison’s video and audio accessibility guidelines. Zoom provides multiple options to live stream an event. Zoom Whiteboard is a powerful virtual hub for real-time and asynchronous collaboration, creating more engaging and efficient meeting experiences.
No timeline available at this time. The Virtual Background feature allows you to display an image or video as your background during a Zoom Meeting. UW-Madison also has preset virtual backgrounds that can be used within Zoom. The meeting host can choose to split the participants of the meeting into these separate sessions automatically or manually, and can switch between sessions at any time. Note: Only the host and co-host can manage breakout rooms. Alternative hosts cannot manage breakout rooms.
With version 5. Follow steps outlined within the add Zoom for Outlook add-in article. Zoom is contractually required to protect the privacy and data of the UW-Madison licensed users. We have also implemented additional security controls to protect our users. See Terms of Service and Privacy article for more information. It can be, but it is not by default. Zoom does not have access to identifiable health information and we protect and encrypt all audio, video, and screen sharing data.
Zoom integration with Canvas is now available with limited support. Individuals who do not have experience with Zoom are encouraged to continue to use BlackBoard Collaborate while we work towards increasing documentation and support availability for this integration. But live transcription is now available within UW-Madison Zoom. DoIT is not staffed to provide this support. Non-teaching staff : All staff have access to Microsoft Teams, which includes both text and video conferencing capabilities.
Zoom Basic licenses are also available. If you need more than 40 minutes of consecutive meeting time, submit a request form for review. Learn about using Zoom in your course by registering for an upcoming webina r :.
Additional resources are available in the Distance Learning Support Center where you can search by tools or topic to find what you need, when you need it. If you have any additional questions, reach out to distancelearning louisiana.
– Adding licenses to zoom account – none:
You can add on additional Zoom services with a Zoom Pro account, including SIP/H Room Connectors, Zoom Rooms, and Zoom Webinars, as well as large meeting licenses and audio plans. You also get access to Zoom’s API, which gives your developers the ability to build an app for your Zoom account, embed Zoom into your solution, build chatbots, and more. Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. Zoom Rooms is the original software-based conference room solution used around the world in board, conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and . Apr 21, · You can assign Zoom Phone licenses and calling plans to users in the Zoom account. Assigning a Zoom Phone license to a user will assign an extension number. Users will also receive an email notifying that they have been added to Zoom Phone. If you need to add licenses for an Enterprise account, please contact Zoom sales.