College of Education

Faculty and Staff Resources

Zoom for Meetings

Zoom video conferencing provides meeting and webinar functionality that enhances learning and collaboration among students, faculty, staff and research partners.  All users in the College of Education receive a Zoom Pro license through our agreement with campus services.  On this page you will find a collection of resources that will show how Zoom can be used to facilitate online teaching and learning.

Zoom Tutorial Video



Getting Started

Zoom Cheat Sheet (Quick Reference Guide)

Activating Your Zoom Account

Download the Zoom Client for Meetings

Access 24-7 Live Zoom Support

Schedule a Meeting

Zoom Web Portal (

Microsoft Outlook Zoom Plugin

Zoom Moodle Module

Compass2g Zoom Tool Link

Setting an Alternative Host

Inviting Participants

Enabling Audio Transcription

Setting a Meeting Password

Meeting Controls

Audio & Video

Screen Sharing *



Breakout Rooms


* Note:  On Mac OS 10.15 and above, you need to allow Zoom access to Screen Recording to share your screen. You can do this in your System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Screen Recording. Check the boxfor


More Zoom Resources

The iSchool Wiki - An excellent guide for Illinois Zoom users

Zoom Documentation - The official Support pages

For help you can email

Advanced Features

Accessibility - Zoom has the ability to generate written transcripts of recorded sessions.  It does a very good job for an automated tool and allows you to edit the script for accuracy.  To use this feature you will need to Enable Transcription in your account and record good quality audio.


[Have a question about an advanced feature?  Email and we will add the topic to this page.]