Zoom is a secure web conferencing platform for online/hybrid classrooms, office hours, and student study groups. Features include polling, breakout rooms, and office hours with waiting rooms. Users can join Zoom meetings via desktops, mobile devices, and by phone.

To learn more about the features available in Zoom and how to use them please check out Zoom 101 on YouTube.


  • Licensed - Faculty, Advisors, select Staff members
  • Basic - Staff, Students, Alumni with valpo.edu accounts
    • A Basic Zoom account allows meetings of 300 participants for 40 minutes.
    • There are no time limits for a 1-to-1 Zoom call.
If you would like to host an event/meeting for more than 40 minutes please place a ticket with the Help Desk to get a temporary license assigned to your account. We ask that you continue to use Google Meet for simple standard meetings.

For Zoom related inquiries please email zoom@valpo.edu for further assistance.

For additional assistance, contact the IT Help Desk.