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Installing Zoom

The following steps will get you Zooming in no time.

Getting Setup

  1. Go to
  2. Click the Create or Edit Account button.
  3. Login with your UTHSC NetID and Password.
  4. An account will be provisioned for you automatically.
  5. Click the Edit link located in the upper right corner of the window.

    Edit Profile screen

  6. Please complete your profile by entering UTHSC in the Company/ Organization field.

    Company/Organization Name

You may choose to use the Web Browser version of Zoom, but we suggest that you download the Zoom Desktop Application.

Download the App

      1. Go to
      2. Click the Download Zoom link at the bottom.

        zoom start screen

      3. Click on Save File to begin the downloading.

        zoom save as screen

      4. Once the download is complete, click on the download arrow to open up your downloads. Click on the ZoomInstaller.exe.

        zoom start screen
        Mac users see this. Click to install Zoom:

        Mac download screen

      5. Follow the steps to install Zoom.
      6. Once you have completed the installation process you will now come to the sign in screen. Click Sign in.

        zoom signin screen

      7. Click on Sign In with SSO. The first time you login using the Desktop application, you will be prompted to enter the SSO URL. You will only need to do this once. Enter and click continue.

        zoom signon screen

      8. After you have entered the SSO URL and clicked continue, you are now logged in. Once you have logged in, you will now see the main dialog box. 

        zoom home screen

      9. You can now start a New Meeting, Schedule, or Join a meeting.
      10. To view or make any changes to any of your meetings that you have created, go to Click the Create or Edit Account button. With the Meetings tab on the left selected, click on the name of the meeting you want to edit. Scroll down and click the Edit this Meeting button. When done, click the Save button.

        zoom screen

      11. Once you have started or joined a meeting, you can perform actions from the menu
        bar located at the bottom of the meeting window. Note: Meetings hosts will see a security option.

        zoom menu

You're ready to start Zooming!

Last Published: Apr 12, 2021