December 14th, 2021

On Thursday, January 6th, 2022, ITS will require a minimum Zoom client version of 5.6 to join meetings. To find out more, please visit:

The following other changes will be made to Zoom:

  • Users will not be able to share out video files from Zoom directly (UICapture should be used).
  • Enhanced Polls and slide control will be enabled (Minimum Zoom client version of 5.8.3 required).

September 2nd, 2021

On Tuesday, September 7th, 2021, ITS will enable the Zoom Pronouns feature. Zoom pronouns will be determined by the chosen pronouns already in MyUI or Employee Self-Service. To find out more, please visit: Zoom Pronouns

July 28th, 2021

Starting August 10th, 2021, joining a University of Iowa Zoom meeting will require a minimum Zoom client version. To find out more information, please visit: Zoom Minimum Client Version Requirement.

July 7th, 2021

Using SSO (Single Sign On) is now required for Zoom accounts. You can find out more about how to properly log into Zoom by visiting: How To Sign Into Zoom

September 16th, 2020

A support article has been created to help guide you on securing your meeting.
This is to help make your meetings more secure: Zoom Standard Security.

September 4th, 2020

Zoom is requiring all meetings have a Passcode or Waiting Room set by September 27th, 2020. If one is not enabled, they will enable a Waiting Room for each meeting. This updated has been superseded by our September 16th, 2020 announcement.

August 5th, 2020:

Zoom is releasing an updated Windows client, learn more about this update and the changes it applies at the ITS support site.

July 23rd, 2020:

To increase security and privacy for the University of Iowa community, all new Zoom meetings have a Passcode (may be referred to as password in the Zoom client) automatically set. More information on the passcode requirement is available on the ITS support site.

July 21st, 2020:

When a Zoom meeting host enables recording, Zoom will now announce "This meeting is being recorded" and provide an option for attendees to agree or leave the meeting.

Zoom Recording Notification
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December 14, 2021