Found at: ycp.zoom.us

Zoom allows you to meet with coworkers, classes, and others for video and audio conferencing, screen sharing, collaboration, chat, and webinars. It works across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.


Zoom Canvas course

Visit our Zoom Canvas course to learn more about how to use the many features of the application.

Topics covered

  • Welcome to Zoom
  • What is Zoom?
  • The Difference Between a Meeting and a Webinar
  • Suggested Equipment
  • Accessing, updating, and getting help
  • Installing/Updating Zoom on a College-owned Computer
  • Using Zoom with your Google Calendar (Chrome Extension)
  • What is a Zoom Meeting ID and how to get it
  • New Features and Highlights
  • Zoom Features Highlight
  • Adding and Sharing your Personal Pronouns
  • Live Transcription Assistance
  • Transcription makes your meeting more accessible to everyone, whether they're unable to listen, join late and need to catch up, or simply wish to read along for better comprehension.
  • Hints and Tips for Transcription
  • Enabling Automatic Live Transcription (host side)
  • Managing Live Transcription (for Hosts and Participants)
  • How to Host A Meeting
  • Hints and Tips for Hosts
  • Before The Meeting
  • How to schedule a Zoom Meeting (through Zoom directly)
  • How to schedule a Zoom Meeting using through Google Calendar
  • How to schedule a Zoom Meeting using the LTI in Canvas (For Faculty)
  • What Settings Can I Adjust and Meeting Controls?
  • During A Meeting
  • Zoom Remote Rooms Assistance
  • How to Record a Meeting
  • Video Layout
  • How To Screen Share & Annotate using Zoom Whiteboard (another chance for engagement)
  • Engaging and Gathering Feedback (Polls, Chats, Backgrounds, and more)
  • After A Meeting
  • Viewing Participant History
  • How to Attend Meetings
  • Joining A Meeting
  • How to Join a Meeting
  • Zoom EDU: Zoom for Students Help
  • Connecting via a Mobile Device
  • Audio Issues (for zoom classrooms/attendees/remote hosts)
  • Video Layout
  • Breakout Rooms
  • Setting Up a Breakout Room
  • Creating and Using Breakout Rooms
  • Participating in a Breakout Room
  • Connect, Work, Teach, & Learn Anywhere
  • First time teaching with Zoom?
  • Pedagogical Considerations for Teaching with PowerPoint
  • Pedagogical Considerations for Group Discussion (Breakout Rooms, Whiteboard, and Google Can Help)
  • Zoom Fatigue is Real and Tips for Making Zoom Feel More Like A Classroom
  • How To Setup and Use Waiting Rooms for Office Hours & Drop-Ins
  • Yes, Your Zoom Teaching Can Be First-Rate Links to an external site.
  • Zoom Security
  • Zoom Meeting Security Toolbar Icon for Host
  • How To Secure Your Zoom Meeting from Zoom
  • How to Navigate the Zoom Security Icon

Install, update, & sign into Zoom

The Zoom web portal functions differently and separately from the Zoom client or mobile app. In short, everything works best when you're signed into both. Learn more about each.

Sign into the Zoom web portal


Install or update the Zoom desktop client or mobile app

Update Zoom to ensure your security and access to new features.

Note: YCP requires you to use Version 5.7 or higher.

Install/update on personal computers & devices

Select the appropriate option, then download it.

Install/update on YCP owned computers

Note: If you're off campus, you must be connected via VPN before updating Zoom.

  • If you don't have VPN access, you may request it, or pick one of these options.

Windows 10 (Software Center)

  • Select the Search Windows button in the taskbar (lower left).

    • Search for "Software Center".

    • Open it.

  • Select Zoom > Install.

    • Note: You may minimize the screen while the software installs.

    • To check the progress, select Installation status, on the left.

macOS (Self Service)

  • Search for "Self Service" in Spotlight or Finder.

    • Open it.

  • Click Install or Reinstall for Zoom.

    • If you don't see Zoom, select Activity, at the top, then Update for Zoom.

  • You'll receive a notification when your install/update is complete.

Sign into the Zoom desktop client or mobile app

Note: The sign in for Zoom apps is separate from the Zoom web portal.

  • Open your zoom.us desktop client (Zoom Client for Meetings) or Zoom mobile app.

    • Select SSO or Sign In > Sign In with SSO.

  • If asked, enter ycp for Your company domain.

    • Or, your YCP email address for Your company email.

    • Select Continue or Go then follow the prompts.

  • If asked, sign in with your YCP Username & Password.

    • Notes

      • If asked to Open this page in "Zoom"?, select Open.

      • If prompted, select Launch Zoom.

      • Follow any setup prompts.