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OUHSC Zoom Quick Reference Guide

Free Zoom Basic license vs. $15/yr. Pro Zoom license

Please consider the following before purchasing Zoom Pro license. The differences are detailed below.

Zoom “Basic” – a “Basic” user can host meetings with up to 300 participants.

COST: Free

  • Zoom “Basic” user as a participant, meeting timeout is at 24 hours
  • Zoom “Basic” user as a host w/ 1 participant, meeting timeout is at 24 hours
  • Zoom “Basic” user as a host w/ 2 or more participants, meeting timeout is at 40 minutes
  • Zoom “Basic” user CANNOT be delegated an alternative host
  • Zoom “Basic” user CANNOT assign others to schedule and schedule on behalf of
  • Zoom “Basic” user CANNOT schedule a meeting that requires participants to register with their email, name, other questions and custom questions

Zoom “Pro” a “Pro” user can host meetings with up to 300 participants.

COST: $15/yr.

  • Zoom “Pro” user as a participant, same as “Zoom Basic” user
  • Zoom “Pro” user as a host w/ 1 or more participants, meeting timeout is a 24 hours
  • Zoom “Pro” user CAN be an alternative host
  • Zoom “Pro” user CAN assign others to schedule and schedule on behalf of
  • Zoom “Pro” user CAN schedule a meeting that requires participants to register with their email, name, other questions and custom questions

Please note on the “Zoom Acceptable Use Policy”, “File Sharing” and “Cloud Recording” have been disabled per HSC-IT policy.

SUMMARY:

  1. If you plan on hosting a Zoom meeting with 3 or more participants that will last more than 40 minutes, you (as a host) will require a Zoom “Pro” license.
  2. Both you and the person you delegate as an “alternative host” will require a Zoom “Pro” license.
  3. If you plan on allowing others to schedule and schedule on behalf of, you both will require a Zoom “Pro” license.