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Zoom is a cloud-based videoconferencing and collaboration platform. With Zoom you can create a meeting and invite guests to join from their desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones or video conference systems. Guests can also share content from their devices such as PowerPoint presentations, and YouTube videos.

Zoom at Texas State is intended to be used for instructional purposes only. Some possible applications for Zoom include:Cloud connections

  • Instruction for remote students
  • Bringing in guest speakers via videoconference
  • Distance learning

Account Requirements:

  • You must identify a use-case, and attempt to use the software frequently.
  • You must complete a 30-minute Zoom training session. This session is conducted utilizing Zoom and does not require face-to-face training.

Technical Requirements

To use Zoom you will need an internet connection, a microphone, a camera, speakers, and a supported device.

Getting Started

If you are interested in using Zoom please complete the Account Request form.

If you have any questions, or if you need additional assistance please contact Learning Spaces at