Zoom Conferencing Services

Zoom offers UCSC faculty, staff, and students online video and telephone conferencing with an easy-to-use interface.

Telephone/Video/Web Conferencing

  • No Zoom account is needed to attend a meeting.
  • No reservations required.
  • Maximum of 100 participants.
  • Host meetings: Basic Account (students) is limited to 40 minutes/ Pro Account (staff/faculty members) has no time restriction.
  • Call in number for Audio is NOT toll free. You might be charged for long distance depending on your telephone plan. 
  • Screen sharing is available.
  • Virtual whiteboard share.
  • Recording available.
  • 24/7 support by Zoom technicians.
  • Read the Zoom UC agreement here: http://cio.ucop.edu/

Start Using Zoom


Begin hosting Zoom meetings here: ucsc.zoom.us

If you do not plan to host a Zoom meeting, there is no need to sign up for the service. You may participate in a Zoom meeting at anytime by clicking the meeting link in a calendar event after downloading Zoom software. 

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