• Collaboration – Allows collaboration with up to 300 UR and external non-UR individuals, including chat, annotation, whiteboarding, and breakout rooms.
  • Screen and application sharing – Presenters can share their whole desktop or individual applications.
  • Dynamic voice detection – Primary camera view will automatically toggle to the active speaker.
  • Scheduling – Browser, client, and plugin scheduling options, including delegation for co-hosts and schedulers.
  • Recording – Record meetings locally and upload to Blackboard Learn, Box, OneDrive Video, or Youtube.
  • Large room and webinar – Zoom sessions can be expanded to allow larger groups, up to 500 interactive participants in Large Rooms or 10,000 viewers via Zoom Webinars.
  • Mobile devices – Feature-rich mobile apps for iOS and Android.


  • University Zoom should only be used for University-related content. Personal accounts on Zoom are free and should be created with a non-UR email address.
  • When a student graduates or an employee leaves the University of Rochester, their Zoom account will be closed.
  • Zoom supports the latest release of these browsers: Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.
  • Supported operating systems and system requirements for PC, Mac, and Linux.