Zoom Video Conferencing
Caltech offers Zoom Pro licenses for free to all active users. This allows for a maximum of 300 participants and unlimited meeting time. To start using Zoom, follow the log in instructions.
Zoom Live Transcripts (Live Captions) Available
Zoom live transcripts are now available for your meetings. Enable Zoom Live Transcripts.
Zoom Privacy and Security Updates
IMSS encourages users to follow the Zoom Meeting Privacy Recommendations which address Zoom Privacy and Security concerns. These recommendations will help mitigate ZoomBombing and Zoom War Dailing. In addition, it is important that users maintain their Zoom client updated.
Zoom and VPN
VPN is not required for cloud services such as Zoom. For a better experience, IMSS recommends not connecting to VPN while using Zoom.
Zoom Meeting Privacy Recommendations
Additional Privacy Options
Zoom Basic vs Licensed (Pro)
|Max. Participants||Max. Meeting Time||Zoom License Cost|
|2||Unlimited||Free- Basic License|
|100||40 min||Free- Basic License|
|300||Unlimited||Available upon request|
Zoom Large Meetings and Webinar Licenses
Learn more about the large meeting and webinar license features and pricing.
If you require a Zoom License (pro), large meetings, or webinar, please contact the Help Desk at email@example.com.
Need additional equipment for your meeting?
Contact AMT for a wide-field USB camera or an external mic, which is ideal for Zoom meetings in small conference rooms (Academic Media Technologies, firstname.lastname@example.org, x4657).
For technical questions related to meetings support please contact Zoom at 888.799.9666 ext.2 or https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362003.
IMSS Help Desk
For other questions, please contact the IMSS Help Desk at 626-395-3500, email@example.com, or https://help.caltech.edu.