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Zoom Video Client

The University of Kentucky offers video conferencing via Zoom Cloud Meetings.  The Zoom platform allows you to join a video conference from your Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad, Android Tablet, Android Smartphone,Windows tablet, or H.323 Room system or from by a standard phone call.  Zoom offers HD video, content sharing, breakout rooms, recording, chat, annotation, dual USB camera sharing, and a variety of other options.  

Important Notes:  

A.)  A Meeting ID must be provided by the UK meeting host in order for you to join a meeting.  You will recieve this information in either a outlook meeting request or email from the UK meeting host.  

B.) Audio:  If you choose "Join Audio by Computer" please use headphones for listening and make sure your PC has a internal or external microphone.  You can also use a phone for audio if you don't have headphones or a microphone.  To do this click "Join by phone" when the meeting starts. **For more information on audio settings click here

Supported Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X with MacOS 10.6.8 /(Snow Leopard) or later
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8 or 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista with SP1 or later
  • Windows XP with SP3 or later

Supported Tablet and Mobile Devices

Supported Browsers

  • Windows: IE7+,  Firefox,  Chrome,  Safari5+
  • Mac: Safari5+,  Firefox,  Chrome

To Join From A Mac, PC, or Windows Tablet: 

1.) Navigate to zoom.us in your web browser.

2.) Click "Join a meeting" at the top right of Zoom's webpage.

3.) Type in the provided Meeting ID and click "Join".

4.) The Zoom Video Client software should automatically download to your computer.  Once the download is complete, install the software.  After it finishes install the meeting you wish to attend will automatically launch for you. 

5.) It will ask how you want to join the audio.  Choose the setting that best fits you.  Either by computer, if you have the microphone/headphones needed or by phone.  Which you will use a phone for audio. 

To Join From An iPhone, Ipad, or Android Device:

1.) In the Apple Store or Google Play Store searh for "Zoom Cloud Meetings". 

2.) Download and launch the app from your device.

3.) Tap, "Join a meeting".

4.) Enter the provided Meeting ID and tap "join".

5.) Click "Call using internet Audio" To pair your device's heaphones and microphone. 

To Join From An H.323 System: 

Please contact KY TeleCare and we will provide dial in information. 

To Join Using Phone Audio Only:

1.) The UK Meeting host will provide a phone number to call

2.) Once you call the number, enter the provided meeting ID when prompted.

3.) If using a cell phone, we suggest using headphones.