Technology Center

Zoom Video Conferencing

Zoom Service Description

The University of Washington now provides video and web conferencing services at no cost through Zoom.us.  For a free account for up to 40 minutes long and now also provide discounted yearly PRO accounts with up to 100 attendees and no time restriction at $48 at year. Create free accounts using your UW NetID

Want to schedule a Zoom conference meeting that will go beyond 40 minutes with a free account? Please contact the Technology Center Help Desk for assistance.

If you need to use a room at Miller Hall for your ZOOM meeting, please contact the front desk at Office of Student Services for room availability and scheduling at 206-543-7834 PRIOR to request 

 

Self Service

Do you need temporary access to a Zoom Pro Account? The COE Technology Center has three accounts available for checkout to faculty and staff. Follow these instructions to set up your reservation:

  • If you need to use a room at Miller Hall for your ZOOM meeting, first please contact the front desk at Office of Student Services for room availability and scheduling at 206-543-7834
  • Contact the Help Desk to with date and time needed for Pro Zoom account
  • If you need additional equipment such as standalone laptop, webcam or microphone, please inform the Technology Center in the ticket or email request.
  • Download the Zoom application if using your own laptop, sign in on zoom website using account credentials provided by Tech Center and "Start" meeting as host *Required to allow local recording of meeting*
  • Distribute the meeting invite to your participants

 

Versions of ZOOM

If this is your first time using Zoom, read below to determine what type of account will work best for you.

Personal (free)

  • Available to all current Faculty, staff, and students of the university. Sign up here with your UW NetID and password. Need a walkthrough? The Technology Center can help
  • 40 minute time limit per meeting
  • 50 seat meeting capacity

Pro (additional cost)

  • The Technology Center has several Pro accounts that can be reserved by CoE faculty and staff.  Contact COE Technology Center for Zoom account login information
  • Need to moderate or record your meeting? Don't forget to get the login information from the Help Desk!
  • No time limit
  • 100 seat meeting capacity
  • Want your own Pro ZOOM account? Contact UW IT and fill in the appropriate information here: https://itconnect.uw.edu/service/zoom-video-conferencing/