Zoom: LSU Overview

Important Announcement regarding Zoom - New changes starting Thursday, March 24, 2022
• Each user’s Zoom configuration will be updated to only record a single view.

• For faculty and staff, all recorded content older than a year will be deleted from the Zoom Cloud Recording storage. Going forward, all recorded content will be kept for a year and then deleted. Faculty and staff can delete recorded content sooner via the Zoom web portal.

• Students will no longer be able to utilize Zoom Cloud Recording storage.


General Information

Zoom is the new web conferencing tool at LSU. Your personal Zoom account can be used for web conferences for up to 300 people. It is available to all LSU A&M Faculty, Staff, and Students.

Zoom may be accessed at zoom.lsu.edu. Simply use your myLSU login and password to access your Zoom account. Zoom can be integrated with your Office 365 account allowing you to schedule web meetings from your Outlook calendar. Zoom also has a Moodle integration and can be used from your Moodle course.

To join a test meeting and check your device settings ahead of time, please use this link: https://zoom.us/test

NOTE: LSU’s current Zoom environment is not HIPAA compliant and should not be utilized for any purposes related to telehealth or for meetings that could potentially contain health related information. Additionally, Zoom should not be utilized for any purposes related to PCI, i.e. card payment processing. It is the recommendation of LSU ITS that Microsoft Teams meetings be utilized for any purposes that contain information governed by HIPAA. For more information, see: Microsoft Teams


myLSU User Accounts for LSU A&M Faculty, Staff, and Students are licensed for Zoom. 

  • NOTE: AgCenter and Pennington do not have access to Zoom, and instead should contact their local Service Desk for products available to them.


Zoom Security & Authentication

Please note that all Zoom meetings need to be restricted to only those users who have authenticated with their MyLSU credentials. This can be done in your Personal Meeting Room settings.

If you'd like more information on ensuring MyLSU authentication is enabled, please see the following article - Zoom: Configuring Your Room to Require MyLSU Authentication

Zoom at LSU Resources

For more information about Zoom at LSU, please view these articles:

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