complementary part of our Teaching and Learning ecosystem, Coventry University
has purchased a campus agreement to provide a Zoom business licence to all our
staff and students.
will get access the following capabilities:
accounts will be updated to licensed users
Unlimited minutes in meetings
Zoom meetings up to 100 participants (default)
Single sign-on (seamless login)
Company branding (university logos)
Custom emails (branded templates for invites etc.)
Virtual Classroom and Breakout capabilities
Aula integration – coming soon
What does this mean for you?
and students will be enabled for use of the service over the next two weeks.
If you have
signed up to a basic or paid plan using your coventry.ac.uk or
uni.coventry.ac.uk email address, then your account will be automatically
merged into the main campus service. Your login will be changed to your current
university username and password and an automated email will be sent to you
when the account merge is complete.
accounts that have been signed up with a personal email address and used for
university business should cease.
What if I have paid for an existing
that have paid for a personal subscription and signed up with a coventry.ac.uk
or uni.coventry.ac.uk email address will be refunded automatically by Zoom to
the original payment method, once your account is merged. This does not apply
to Zoom accounts signed up with a personal email address.
When will Zoom be activated for all?
configuration will take place over the next two weeks and you will receive an
automated email to activate your account once the service is ready.
Will I lose access to my scheduled
meetings and personal meeting number?
advised that any scheduled meetings and customisations will be carried over,
but IT Services are unable to confirm this guidance until the migration is
completed. There may be some minor settings that you have to re-enable on your
account profile page and some additional security requirements to protect your
account going forward.
I don't want my account to be merged,
what can I do?
our licensed service uses our coventry.ac.uk and uni.coventry.ac.uk login
credentials so you will no longer be able to use this address for a personal
Zoom account. These will all be now owned by Coventry University and will be
deactivated if you leave the university.
Does Zoom replace Microsoft Teams?
No, this is
a complementary service to increase our capabilities and product portfolio
only. You can choose to use either solution depending on your specific work or
teaching and learning needs.
Microsoft Teams and Zoom features
can download a detailed version of the features as a PDF
will never ask for your username and password. If you are unsure or suspicious
of any behaviour as part of your Zoom migration, then please contact our IT
Service Desk teams for assistance.
Zoom training guides
the Zoom Help
Centre for free and interactive live training webinars daily along with
Getting Started guides.