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Resources for Emergency Short-Term Teaching & Working Remotely: Zoom

Using Zoom

Zoom is an application used to conduct meetings on the web. It includes a variety of options such as audio, video, telephone call-in options, chat, non-verbal feedback buttons, etc. It also allows for the recording of sessions so they can be shared afterwards.

Securing Your Zoom Experience


  • Enable the Waiting Room setting.
  • Limit who you share meeting information with.
  • Disable automatic screen sharing for all participants.


  • Use your Personal Meeting ID (PMI) to host public meetings.
  • Allow participants to automatically share their screen.
  • Share meeting links and/or passwords publicly.


  • Lock the meeting.
  • Require a password.
  • Turn off annotation.
  • Disable chat/private chat.
  • Turn off or limit file transfer.

For more information about securing your Zoom meeting, use the Zoom How-To Guide above or visit: