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Zoom - QuickStart Guide

First, every WSC faculty and staff have to create a WSC Professional Zoom account. (You only have to do this once.) Second, you have to download and install Zoom on your device. The third section walks you through how to start an immediate video conference using the desktop software. The four section shows you how to schedule a Zoom meeting for the future using the WSC Zoom using the desktop software.  

 

Step 1. Zoom Account Creation (One time only)

Before you can start a Zoom meeting and/or invite others to your Zoom meeting, you have to create a WSC Zoom account.

1. Open Firefox as your internet browser.

2. Go to wsc.zoom.us

3. Click Sign In.

Zoom online sign in

4. Type in your WSC Username and Password and click the Login button. 

Zoom sign in wsc
 

Step 2. Download Zoom Program

After you create a WSC Zoom account, the second step is to download and install the Zoom program to your device.

Note: If you have already downloaded the Zoom program skip down to #3.

1. Sign into Zoom at wsc.zoom.us

2. Click on Meetings in the left menu.

Zoom meetings menu

3. Click the Personal Meeting Room tab and select the Start button.

Zoom personal meeting room menu click start meeting
 

4. It will automatically download and launch the Zoom application.

 

Start Zoom Meeting

1. Open Zoom.

Zoom signin

2. Sign in using the Sign in with SSO option.

Zoom sign in sso

3. Type in wsc and press Continue.

Zoom signin domain

4. Enter WSC Username and Password.

Zoom sign in wsc

5. Click the Start with Video (video conference) or Start without Video (phone conference). 

Zoom home

Note: For a video conference, you can share your desktop of the computer used to connect to the Zoom meeting. To share your desktop, click the green Share Screen button on the bottom menu. To share sound from your desktop, check the box Share Computer Sound. Click the blue Share Screen button in the bottom right. To unshare your desktop, click the red Stop Share button at the top.

Zoom start without video sharescreenZoom start without video sharescreen select what to share

 

Step 4. Schedule a Future Zoom Meeting

1. Open Zoom.

Zoom signin

2. Sign in using the Sign in with SSO option.

Zoom sign in sso

3. Type in wsc and press Continue.

Zoom signin domain

4. Enter WSC Username and Password.

Zoom sign in wsc

5.    Click the Schedule button. 

Zoom schedule button

6.    In the Topic textbox, type in the name of the meeting.

Zoom schedule settings

7. Fill out the meeting Start Date, time, and duration.
Note: To allow participants to join the meeting before you, check the box Enable join before host.

8. In the Calendar section, select  Outlook.

9. Click the Schedule button. 

10. If you selected Outlook as your Calendar, Outlook will open and create a new email meeting connection information.

11. In the new email, add the email addresses of the meeting participants and yourself to the To textbox and check the Start Time and End Time to make sure they are correct. 

Zoom schedule outlook meeting

12.    In Outlook, click Send.  

 

Last Updated: 9/13/2019