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How to schedule a zoom meeting

This document describes how to create a meeting in zoom

From web portal

  • go to
  • Click on Sign in
  • Select UW Oshkosh from the drop down menu
  • Login using your NetID and password
    • If you are having issues signing into Zoom please contact the UW Oshkosh Helpdesk at 920-424-3020 or email for assistance 
  • Click Meetings, located under Personal on the left side of the screen

  • Click the Schedule a Meeting icon at the top of screen 
  • Select the meeting options. Some of he options might not be available if they were disabled and locked to the off position at the account or group level
    • Topic - Meeting name
    • When - Date of meeting
    • Duration - Length of meeting
      • Check the box for Recurring Meeting under Time Zone, the meeting ID will remain the same for each session
    • Meeting ID - leave as Generate Automatically
    • Security - By default users will be in a waiting room and can only be admitted by the host
    • Video 
      • Host: Choose if you would like the hots's video on or off when joining the meeting. Even, if you choose off, the host will have the option to start their video
      • Participants: Choose if you would like the participant's video on or off when joining the meeting. Even, if you choose off, the participant will have the option to start their video
    • Meeting Options - by default Mute participants upon entry will be checked
    • Alternative Hosts - enter email of another Zoom user who is licensed, on your account to allow them to start the meeting in your absence
    • Click Save to finish creating the session
    • Copy and paste the invite link into your email

Zoom Help Center article on Scheduling meetings

If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or

Keywords:zoom, meeting, schedule   Doc ID:110489
Owner:Robert C.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2021-04-23 16:03 CDTUpdated:2022-02-16 09:39 CDT
Sites:UW Oshkosh
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