CSUSM provides a fully-licensed Zoom conferencing platform for the campus community of faculty, staff, and students to collaborate in the virtual classroom or workplace.
Please review this SSO setup zoom page to make sure you configure your account connection correctly.
You can join a test Zoom meeting to familiarize yourself with the Zoom and test your microphone/speakers before joining a Zoom meeting.
Turn your camera on to see what is behind you and in view to the participants. If you aren't able to move things out of view, consider using a virtual background.
Update and edit your user information, including your name, personal meeting ID, email address, add a picture, and more.
Good lighting helps tremendously. Avoid being backlit (open windows or bright lights behind you) with shadows on your face. A good light source in front of you is the best option.
The Touch Up My Appearance option retouches your video display with a soft focus. This can help smooth out the skin tone on your face, to present a more polished looking appearance when you display your video to others.
If you have more than one account, this article discusses how to switch between accounts.
Merging Your CSUSM Account With An Existing Free Account (Optional)
If you setup a free Zoom account, you need to associate it with our campus account.
There are a number of steps you may want to consider in planning, securing, and recording/publishing
meetings. We've prepared a guide to cover the common topics:
Plan a Meeting
June 2020: Enable Security Measures on Zoom
Zoom is very easy to access and use; unfortunately, it also offers too many ways for participants to intentionally disrupt online sessions. Zoom Meetings are far more open by default, which can be problematic in multiple ways including through inappropriate audio or typed comments, inappropriate camera backgrounds, and inappropriate shared screen images.