Zoom Web Conferencing

Zoom is the ITS supported Web Conferencing Tool available to faculty at USD. It is available for Mac OS, Windows, iOS, Andriod and Linux.  

Please read the following information for more information about Zoom and to request a Zoom Pro Account. 

Free vs Pro Account

A free account allows you to have unlimited 1 to 1 meetings with a 40 minute limit on group meetings. A Pro Account allows for unlimited meeting duration for all meetings sizes.


HD video conferencing, dynamic voice detection, desktop and application sharing, personal room or meeting ID, browser integration, MP4/M4A recording, whiteboarding, keyboard/mouse control, password protected meeting rooms and more. For a full list of features, see Zoom's website here: Zoom Features


  • An Internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth  
  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in
  • Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card

For a detailed list of requirements, please visit Zoom's help center located here: System Rrequirements


To download Zoom visit the download section of Zooms website 

How to Use:

A new user guide can be found here: Getting Started With Zoom

Requesting a Zoom Pro License

Rate: $100/ per user per year

Fill out the following service now form: Zoom Pro Account Request


  1. Zoom Help Center- support.zoom.us/hc/en-us
  2. Chat Online with Zoom product specialists (during business hours) on the above website
  3. Zoom customer support: (888) 799-9666 Ext. 2
  4. ITS Help Desk at 619-260-7900 or email help@sandiego.edu