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Zoom Videoconferencing


Zoom is a communications software available for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat and mobile collaboration. Instructors can use Zoom for two primary purposes:

Live Sessions (Synchronous)

  • Instructors can schedule Zoom meetings and post the meeting links in Brightspace.
  • Instructors and students will click on the meeting link at the appropriate time and conduct class as usual.

Pre-recorded Sessions Via Zoom (Asynchronous)

  • Record your Zoom session locally to you computer.
  • End the meeting and utilize Mediasite to host the recording.
  • Emed your recording into your Brightspace course. 

Follow step-by-step instructions to make a local recording and upload it. Watch a video of this process here.

How to create your OUHSC Zoom Account

HSC users with the following PeopleSoft “Titles” are automatically given an OU HIPAA Compliant Zoom Pro license:

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Student
  • Affiliate 
  • Resident
  • Volunteer
  • Fellow

Steps to create your OUHSC Zoom account:

  1. Browse to
  2. Select the "Sign In" option. 
  3. Sign-in using your email address and university password.
  4. Sign in. If you do not have the Zoom client installed, see below.
  5. View and download the HSC Academic Technology Zoom Quick Reference Guide.  

How to Install the Zoom Client on your computer

View step-by-step instructions here: Zoom Client Installation and Sign In Instructions or watch this quick video that will guide you through downloading, signing up & signing into Zoom.


Where to Find Support for Zoom

Step 1 - CONTACT YOUR TIER 1. Here is a list of HSC Tier 1 Videoconferencing Support contacts. 

Step 2 - FOR GENERAL ZOOM SUPPORT QUESTIONS, please call (405)325-HELP (4357) and choose option 2.

FOR ALL OTHER ZOOM RELATED INQUIRIES, please email and include your Tier 1 Videoconferencing Support contact in the email.

Zoom Help Center Resources

Browse to

  1. Locate the "Zoom Support" button at the bottom of page.
  2. Enter your search topic in the “How can we help?” search field.
  3. Browse to the Frequently Asked Questions webpage for additional Zoom resources.

Reporting Zoom Bombing

Zoom supports the free and open exchange of thoughts and ideas and is committed to bringing happiness to people while creating a culture of trust, safety, and respect. If there are instances of violations to their Terms of ServiceCommunity Standards, they would like it reported.

Report the incident at

Live Zoom Trainings

The Human Resources Learning & Development team offers regular training sessions for Zoom. Register for a live training session via the HR training calendar.