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Getting Started with Zoom (Students)

Zoom is a free to use instant messaging and web conferencing tool used by Athens State University for students, staff, and faculty to quickly and easily communicate back with one another.  Zoom meetings (web conferencing) using free accounts are limited to the number of possible participants and the duration of the meeting.  For specifics on these limitations, please see Basic (Free) Plan under the Zoom Pricing site.  The free account is ideal for various situations including impromptu meetings, student advising, and virtual office hours.

NOTE:  It is extremely important to set up your Zoom Account using your email address.  When requesting a conversation with a faculty or staff member at Athens State University, they will only receive messages from accounts set up using the or email addresses.

Below are a series of articles intended to help users start using Zoom.  The articles build off of one another and are intended to be reviewed in order:

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