Zoom - Web Conferencing

Last Updated: 01/02/2019


Zoom is a web conferencing tool that unifies cloud video conferencing, online meetings, and collaboration into a single intuitive platform. Zoom's extensive feature set, broad compatibility with desktop and mobile devices, and multi-layered security allow CU Boulder to have rich web conferencing experiences with both campus affiliated and unaffiliated users.

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Get Started

All CU Boulder students, faculty, and staff have access to a Pro account by using Zoom's login with Single Sign-on (SSO) functionality (this includes CU Boulder group or secondary accounts).

  • Download the Zoom application
  • Click the Sign In with SSO button
  • Enter "cuboulder" and click continue
  • A browser window will open prompting you for your Federated Identity Service identikey and password credentials. Click Continue.
  • This will automatically create your account and log you in.

Please note: Zoom Pro accounts that have not logged in one year will be removed on a routine basis. When logging back in, you will regain access to Zoom Pro functionality automatically.

*Find more detailed documentation and help resources on the Zoom Help and Zoom FAQ pages.


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Learn more about the features by visiting Zoom's Features page .


Zoom web conferencing is provided at no cost to CU Boulder affiliates.

How to get it

All campus affiliates have access to a Pro Zoom account which is automatically provisioned the first time you login using SSO through the Zoom application. For installation help, use the Zoom - Download and Login tutorial.