Accessible via baylor.zoom.us or within Canvas, Zoom offers Baylor students, faculty, and staff synchronous, web-based virtual meeting environments. Additional features include two-way audio and video, text chat, application and desktop sharing, breakout rooms, and session recording.
Before setting up a Zoom meeting, please be aware of these important security measures.
For more information about Zoom security visit zoom.us/security and read this Zoom blog post about best practices for securing your classroom.
Zoom is available to all faculty, staff & students and may be used directly from the app or through a web browser. To get started, simply go to baylor.zoom.us and log in using your Baylor credentials. Zoom is accessible from almost any type of device. Here is a list of devices/platforms currently supported:
Zoom provides helpful guides for getting started. If you find video tutorials more useful, they may be accessed here. We have also included links to topic specific guides below.
Zoom Host Guides
Zoom User Training Sessions
If you have not used Zoom within Canvas before, you will need to enable Zoom in your course. Instructions for enabling Zoom in a Canvas course can be found here as well as in the link at the bottom of the page.
Scheduling a Zoom meeting in your Canvas course allows your students to join the meeting through the course page. Your students will be able to view and join your created meetings in the Zoom tab of your course, directly through Canvas.
Zoom Host Guides (Within Canvas)
Zoom for Education Training
Waiting Room for Office Hours