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Zoom Host

Zoom Host is the “owner” of a meeting or webinar and is the person who can administer the meeting via the host controls .


A Zoom host is someone who organizes and manages Zoom meetings or webinars. They have administrative control over the session, including the ability to schedule meetings, invite participants, manage attendees' permissions, and facilitate discussions. The host is the only person who can end a meeting or make someone else the host.

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Intended Audience

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

Using this solution


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]


Free - NDSU has campus-wide license funded by the Student Technology Fee 


NDSU Zoom account

Getting Started

Best Practices

  • During the Zoom meeting, the host controls all security settings and meeting tools. For more information visit the Zoom Security and Zoom Navigation KB pages. 
  • It is recommended to use the Blackboard Zoom tool when scheduling class sessions as Zoom meetings.
  • When holding class sessions in NDSU classrooms, it is recommended to use Zoom Rooms

Learn More/How To's


Use Cases

  • Conducting synchronous class sessions
  • Student help hours
  • Class projects and group meetings
  • Work meetings and group projects
  • Guest speakers
  • Committee meetings

Universal Design/Accessibility

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Keywordszoom host, hosting a zoom meeting, zoom ndsu, ndsu zoom   Doc ID138133
OwnerSharley K.GroupIT Knowledge Base
Created2024-06-26 15:33:47Updated2024-07-02 15:14:54
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