Getting your SCU Zoom License
It is important to activate your SCU affiliated Zoom account to enjoy the Pro license benifit, including: unlimited meeting time, upto 300 participants in a meeting, and streaming to 3rd party service like Youtube and Panopto. You will only need to follow the instruction below one time to activate your account.
NOTE: Users have reported issues activating their account using Google Chrome. If you encounter an "unable to sign up with your email address" error, use a different browser to create your account. Once your account is successfully activated, you can use Chrome to access the Zoom tile.
- Log on to SCU Portal https://www.scu.edu/apps/login/ and enter your SCU credential.
- Once logged in, click the Zoom tile to activate your SCU affiliated Zoom account.
- You now have a SCU Zoom account. If you see an error, please confirm you are logged out of all Zoom accounts and try again. If you still cannot create your account, use a different browser.
Download and Install Zoom Desktop Client
You only have to follow these instructions once per computer. After you've installed the Zoom software (as shown below), you can run the Zoom application from your Windows "Start" menu or Mac OS X "Applications" folder.
The screen shots may vary depending on the web browser being used and whether or not you are logged into your Santa Clara University Gmail account.
- Go to scu.zoom.us/download
Download the top Suggestion, it is auto-selected for your operating system
Open the install package and follow the on-screen instructions
Once the app is downloaded, click the "Sign In" buttonChoose "Sign In with Google" then log in with your SCU credentials and click "Open Zoom"
A webpage will pop up and prompt you to enter your SCU credential.
You will see either the unitersity seal, a letter, or your personalized photo on the top right corner when you are logged in to the SCU Zoom account
To ensure you are logged in correctly, follow these steps:
- Click on your picture in the upper righthand corner of the Zoom application (or webpage).
- To the right of your name, it will say “licensed”