Zoom Video and Web Conferencing

Zoom Video Communications
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Zoom Education is an online communication and collaboration tool accessible by the internet (computers, tablets, smartphones) and telephone that provides unlimited video-conferencing, web-conferencing, and audio-conferencing (both VOIP and telephone), all with a highly intuitive and easy to use user-interface. Each conference session can have one or more hosts and participants. Only meeting hosts need have Zoom Pro accounts; meeting participants do not need Zoom Pro accounts. Zoom Pro capabilities include the following:

  • Audio from all participants.
  • Camera video from all participants with cameras.
  • Screen sharing, full or selected window/application with internet connections.
  • Parallel text chat of participants with internet connections.
  • Recording of both video and audio of sessions.
  • Meeting/session scheduling with links to various calendaring systems.
  • Personal meeting room or meeting ID - customize your Meeting ID number to your 10-digit UCLA phone number. Always remember it!
  • HD video
  • Full screen and gallery view
  • Follow the speaker
  • Desktop and application sharing
  • Annotation
  • Instant or scheduled meetings
  • Chrome and Outlook plug-ins
  • Local Meeting recording
  • Private and group chat
  • Host controls
  • Breakout rooms
  • Closed captioning
  • Raise hand
Ordering Information: 

Basic (no-charge) Zoom accounts are limited to 40 minute conferences. Also, certain advanced features, like being able to schedule a meeting for someone else, and customized meeting IDs, are only available with Zoom Pro Accounts.

Zoom Pro accounts allow the user to schedule an unlimited number of unlimited time meetings for up to 50 participants. Upgrades available to Pro accounts only include:

Zoom Webinar - a one to many presentation available in 100, 500, 1,000, 3,000 and 5,000 capacities
Zoom Large Meeting Rooms - for meetings requiring more than 50 participants, availa ble in 300 or 500 participant capacities.
Zoom Room Connector - Enables Polycom, Cisco Tandberg, Lifesize and other endpoints to communicate easily over Zoom

Zoom Pro accounts are currently available to all UCLA Faculty and Staff. Please proceed to UCLA's Zoom page for further information. Departments may purchase licenses or Pro account upgrades via the Software Central Store.

Agreement Scope: 
UC-wide Agreement