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Zoom: Student: Download Zoom

Download Zoom

You do not need to download the Zoom app; however, it is suggested strongly as it makes the process of connecting simpler. The Zoom app can be found in the Apple or Android app store from phones or tablets, and through the Zoom website ( for laptops and desktops. Download the Zoom app well before class to prevent delays.

To create your own free account.

  • Open a web browser
  • Go to
  • Click on either “Signup for Free" or "Sign Up, It's Free"
  • Enter your BU Email address
  • You will receive an email with link to finish creating your account
  • Click the link and create a password for your account

Free Zoom accounts have a time restriction on meetings with more than 1 participant of 40 minutes.