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Technology Guides for Students

A central place for common technology-related questions and solutions for students at Viterbo University.

Zoom Web Conferencing

ZoomViterbo uses Zoom for web conferencing, allowing you to remotely communicate with one or many people—sharing video and/or audio or yourself and/or your screen.

Any Viterbo employee or student can create and use an account by logging into with their Viterbo ID. When creating an account, users granted a "basic" license that allows meetings up to 40 minutes with up to 300 participants.

Viterbo employees may request a licensed account with no time limit by emailing There are a limited number of licenses available. Students are advised to use Microsoft Teams if no time limit is preferred.

How Zoom Works:



Check out additional helpful tutorials at Video training is also available.

Zoom meetings can be recorded to your computer (locally) or to the cloud. A few notes about recording Zoom meetings:

  1. Local recordings (on PCs) are stored in Documents > Zoom. Instructors can share their local recordings by uploading them to Ensemble.
  2. Cloud recordings are accessible via Zoom > Recordings. Note: Zoom cloud recordings can be set up to save *automatically* to Ensemble. You can make this request by emailing