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Zoom Video Conferencing: Join a Meeting

Join a Meeting

Creating an account is NOT required to join a Zoom meeting. If you already have a scheduled meeting with an instructor, staff member, or peer, you will receive a Zoom Invite Link or Meeting ID from the invitee.

  • Install the Zoom App on your desktop or mobile device
  • Click on the Zoom Invite Link provided by the invitee

This will launch the Zoom app, and you will be connected to the meeting.

Join with a Meeting ID

  1. Launch the Zoom desktop client.
  2. Join a meeting using one of these two methods:

    Join Meeting Button

    Join Button

    • Click Join a Meeting to join a meeting without signing in.
    • Log into Zoom using your username and password and click the Join icon.
  3. Enter the meeting ID provided to you.
  4. Enter a display name to identify yourself.
  5. Click Join.
    Insert Meeting ID, your name and then Join

Join a Meeting (Video: 1:09)

Join with a Zoom Invite Link

  1. Click the join link in your email:
    Zoom meeting invite example
  2. You may be prompted to open Zoom based on your browser. If so, allow your browser to open Zoom.