Zoom - Web Conferencing

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What is it?

The Department of Technology & Security provides technical support for Zoom video conferencing. Zoom can be accessed in any D2L courses or portal zoom.sdstate.edu. The Department of Technology & Security provides support for audio/video troubleshooting. For more information call the Support Desk: 605-688-6776.

Who can use it?

You do not need a Zoom account to attend a Zoom meeting, only the host is required to have an account to enable the scheduling of meetings.  All active faculty, staff, and students at SDSU are entitled to a Zoom account.

Where can I get it?

Zoom Links

How much does it cost?

There is no charge for this service.


Contact the Support Desk by email or phone (688-6776) or in person in Morrill Hall Room 131

Zoom Best Practices

Pre-Event Best Practices

  • Promote the event early and up to the start time
  • Utilize all viable promotion channels
  • Set your duration with care

Live-Event Best Practices

  • Start early and start interacting
  • Use dual monitors
  • Provide housekeeping
  • Waste no time getting into your content
  • Visualize your content
  • Encourage a discussion-based presentation
  • Always record

Post-Event Best Practices


  • Provide follow-up communication
  • Provide a follow-up survey
  • Plan your next event

Additional Resources

Zoom Links


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