All current and retired employees, students, and alumni have free access to a basic Zoom account by using their Antioch email address to sign up.
What is Zoom?
Zoom is a video and audio conferencing tool which makes online meetings and mobile connection easy. The web-conferencing platform provides a high quality experience which works on a wide range of devices and operating systems including MacOS, iOS, Windows, and Android. You are encouraged to explore and try out Zoom’s collaborative and interactive features!
Antioch Zoom License Types
Basic accounts allow for one-to-one sessions of unlimited duration and group sessions of 40 minutes for up to 300 participants. Zoom meetings provide HD quality video and audio, active speaker and gallery views, screen sharing, telephone call-in, desktop and application sharing, private and group chat, and a variety of other features. As of March 23, 2020, all Basic account holders had their accounts upgraded to Licensed accounts. If you still have a Basic account, please contact the Zoom administrator for an upgrade.
Licensed (formerly Pro) accounts allow for one-to-one and group sessions of up to 24 hour duration for up to 300 participants. Zoom meetings provide HD quality video and audio, active speaker and gallery views, screen sharing, telephone call-in, desktop and application sharing, private and group chat, a custom Personal Meeting ID, cloud recording via Antioch's Zoom cloud storage space, assign alternative hosts, and other specialized features. All Antioch students and employees now receive a Zoom Licensed account as part of their IT services.
Antioch’s Zoom Webinar account and Large Meeting account each enable broadcasts for up to 500 participants with live Q&A features. Access to Zoom Webinar and Zoom Large Meeting is available upon request through the Antioch Help Desk.
How to Request Licensed Zoom Accounts for Your Department
Department administrators and coordinators can request Licensed Zoom accounts for general departmental use (using a departmental email account). Submit a request to the Zoom administrator and include the Antioch email address(es), department, and any other details that may be relevant, with the request.
Zoom's YouTube Channel and Other Training Resources
Zoom's YouTube channel has dozens of video related to Zoom, including video presentations from Zoomtopia, Zoom's annual conference.
Zoom has also collected a number of their instructional videos in a collection sorted by topic for your convenience:
- ♦ Trainings and tutorial webinars
- ♦ Live daily demos
- ♦ Upcoming webinars
- ♦ Video trainings
- ♦ Webinar sign-ups for various platform trainings
Antioch Produced Zoom Videos