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Zoom is a video communications tool with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems. It is an easy tool for both faculty and students to use. 

Zoom is ideal for courses that want to accomplish any of the following: virtual office hours, live class sessions, small group sessions, one-on-one meetings, and more!


Getting Started & Tutorials

Visit WKU's Zoom Portal (https://wku.zoom.us) and select Sign in. You will see the WKU Single Sign-on page where you will then use your NetID and password. To get started, see our Faculty or Student sections to find tutorials on usage of this tool.

WKU Zoom Portal

Faculty Tutorials

Student Tutorials

Ensuring Student Privacy

Follow these guidelines to ensure student privacy when recording Zoom sessions.

Zoom Privacy Guidelines


Zoom offers desktop and mobile clients as well as add-ons and extensions for popular apps. Visit the Zoom Download Center to get the latest versions.

Zoom Download Center

Joining & Starting

Information about how to host a meeting, join a meeting, invite others, and more topics are available in the Zoom Help Center.

Learn More


Visit the ITS Knowledge Base for step-by-step help articles related to Zoom at WKU.

Knowledge Base


Contact Us

Tip 1

Record your session for students who were unable to attend.

Tip 2

Lighting should come from in front of you or from the side to best light your face

Tip 3

Encourage participants to mute their microphone if they are not speaking.



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 Last Modified 11/9/20