Zoom is an industry leader in web conferencing. Zoom provides a seamless way to connect face-to-face with your students. You can schedule live classroom discussions, share your screen, poll students, and even have break-out sessions for students to work together. Videos can be recorded and added into your DC Connect. You can even use Zoom to host virtual office hours.

Durham College and Zoom

Zoom is now available as an optional synchronous teaching and learning tool to all DC faculty members. The platform provides an enhanced learning and teaching experience.

Logging In

DC Connect Zoom Sign In Link The Zoom Sign-in is available in the navigation on the DC Connect homepage. It can be found under the "Links & Resources" navigation tab as seen in the screenshot.

Alternatively, you can visit https://durhamcollege-ca.zoom.us and log in using the SSO Sign in link.

Accessing Zoom After Initial SSO Sign In

After your intial login, you can access Zoom in a few different ways. You can use the Zoom Sign-in link available on the DC Connect Homepage, use our Zoom Landing Page or use the Zoom Desktop App.

Student Zoom Account Creation

It is important for faculty to direct students to register with their @dcmail.ca email accounts by visiting the Zoom Sign Up page.

Configuring Your Account

Accessing Zoom From Outside of DC Connect
Changing Your Profile in Zoom
Configuring Meeting Settings in Zoom
Configuring Recording Settings in Zoom

Getting Started with Zoom

Zoom Features

Audio, Video, Sharing, and Recording with Zoom

All videos recorded to the cloud will be deleted after 14 days. It is recommended that you record to your local computer. To ensure AODA compliance, all recorded video that is shared with students must have captioning, see the “Share Your Video” for further details.

Is Zoom freezing while you are screen sharing?

  • Ensure you are using the latest Zoom app.
  • Click on your profile picture.
  • Click on Settings.
  • Click on Screen Share.
  • Click on Advanced.
  • Check the box titled “Use TCP connection for screen sharing.”.

DC Connect and Zoom

Adding a Custom Zoom Widget
Adding a Custom Zoom Navigation Item