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Student guide to Zoom and Microsoft Teams

Joining a Zoom meeting

You may receive an invitation to a Zoom meeting for your remote synchronous classes. This could be linked from Canvas or may be sent to your RVCC email. If your professor tells you there will be a Zoom meeting but you do not know how to access it, please speak with them before contacting technical support.

  • To attend virtual classes in Zoom, you will receive a virtual meeting invitation from your professor. This may be linked in Canvas or sent to your email.
  • If it is sent as an invitation in Outlook email (your RVCC email account), it will be saved in your calendar, where you should go to access the link before the class is scheduled to begin. Your Outlook calendar is the second icon on the bottom left of the page.

Outlook calendar icon

  • Click on the link and when prompted in the pop-up, click Open zoom.us.

Open zoom.us pop-up

 

The video below briefly describes how to join a Zoom meeting. To turn off Closed Captioning, click the CC icon. To change the Closed Captioning to English, click on the gear icon to the right of the CC icon.

 

This next video describes how to set and adjust your audio and video settings for a Zoom meeting. To turn off Closed Captioning, click the CC icon. To change the Closed Captioning to English, click on the gear icon to the right of the CC icon.