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Zoom: Student: Home

What is Zoom?

Zoom is an application or app which provides a way for people to meet online. Your professor may be using the Zoom platform to host their classes.

This Library Guide includes basic information about Zoom - what you need to connect to it, how to join a Zoom class, an overview of Zoom features, best practices, and how to get help with Zoom. 

Some BU Zoom course sessions, set to 'only authenticated users can join, may require you to set up a personal account.  For courses requiring authenticated users, please go to to sign up for your free account. Please avoid using the 'Sign In with SSO' link.