Teach with Zoom or Webex at JMU

Using synchronous conferencing tools such as Zoom or Webex allows for real-time interaction (with video and audio) for online, hybrid, or hyflex classes. With Webex or Zoom, you can:

  • host live online class discussions, presentations, and demonstrations
  • offer online office hours and meeting spaces that utilize audio, video, and file/screen sharing
  • foster connection and engagement with real time interaction

On this page, you’ll find expert advice on getting started on teaching with Zoom or Webex at JMU. For personalized help, request a consultation with one of our instructional designers.

Use  Zoom as a JMU instructor

Zoom is a synchronous online communication system supported by JMU IT

To get started with Zoom as a JMU instructor, you must activate your account in Zoom:

  1. Start at https://jmu-edu.zoom.us 
  2. Select Sign In
  3. Use your JMU eID, password, and Duo to sign in

Use the Zoom desktop application

  1. Open Zoom on your computer
  2. Select Sign In with SSO (log out if you don’t see that option)
  3. Enter jmu-edu as the domain name
  4. Select Continue and sign in with your JMU eID, password & Duo. Follow the instructions on the resulting page to download and use the Zoom application

Get Zoom information and help

Use Webex as a JMU instructor

Webex is a synchronous online communication system supported by JMU IT

To get started with Webex as a JMU instructor:

  1. Go to jmu.webex.com
  2. Select “Sign In”
  3. Log in with your JMU credentials
  4. Download the Webex application

Get Webex information and help

Note on patient privacy and HIPAA

For recordings and video conferencing involving observing clinical sessions, telemedicine activities, patient information, etc., please refer to subject-specific HIPAA guidelines, and check the Recording Courses and Student Privacy information in the Academic Affairs FAQ.