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Zoom Participant

Zoom participant is someone who attends a Zoom meeting.


A Zoom participant is a person who joins a Zoom meeting, either through a link, meeting ID, or phone call. Participants can interact with other participants using audio, video, and chat features.

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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

  • All new Zoom users should activate their Zoom accounts
  • Log into the web portal to set up your default Zoom settings. It is recommended Zoom participants download the Zoom client. Most NDSU-owned computers and all classroom computers will have the application installed by default. 

Best Practices

  • During a 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 for any NDSU activities including class sessions and work meetings to log into the NDSU Zoom portal or desktop client. Most meeting hosts require authorization to attend. This ensures a secure virtual meeting space for all participants. 

Learn More/How To's


Use Cases

  • Class projects and group meetings
  • Work meetings and group projects
  • Guest speakers
  • Committee meetings 

Universal Design/Accessibility

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KeywordsZoom participant, zoom ndsu, zoom participant ndsu, zoom   Doc ID138168
OwnerSharley K.GroupIT Knowledge Base
Created2024-06-28 09:35:03Updated2024-07-02 15:15:43
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