Zoom Resources

Zoom is a web conferencing tool for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops and telephones.  Zoom allows you to meet face-to-face, share your screen, and documents with people within and outside of Mason.

Start with this brief introduction to Zoom. Linked below are a few key resources and training videos.   Review this document for additional information about where to find zoom features.


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Presenter-Participant Interaction Participant-Participant Interaction

Meeting hosts can control participant interaction with one another that allows verbal interaction, nonverbal interaction or no interaction at all.

Nonverbal feedback

In-meeting chat

Meeting reactions

Breakout rooms


Dissemination of Information

With useful features like live annotation, screen share and file upload, you can Use zoom to communicate and disseminate information with efficiency and effectiveness.

Share Content & Present

Annotation tools

Sharing a local Recording

Saving in-meeting chat

In-meeting file transfer


General Access/Set up/troubleshooting

Employees are granted a Pro Zoom account. This allows hosting of up to 300 participants for a maximum of 24 hours per meeting. If your department/unit requires additional Zoom features (i.e, webinar), click the zoom support link to submit a request. Identify your need in the "Request Description" field of the form.

Access Zoom at gmu.zoom.us/signin. Training and support provided by ITS for Zoom are limited to account access questions.  Visit ITS-Zoom for additional information.