How do I join a Zoom meeting from Sakai?

Download and install the Zoom Desktop Client

Visit the Zoom Download Center at to download and install the Zoom Desktop client.

Be sure to download the Zoom Desktop client before you use Zoom in your course. If you do not install Zoom before launching Zoom from Sakai, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you launch the meeting.

System Requirements

For a full list of supported devices, RAM, and bandwidth requirements please visit the Zoom System Requirements for PC, Mac, and Linux  support webpage.

Select the Zoom Tool

Select the Zoom tool from the Tool Menu on the left side of the site.

The tool might be renamed to reflect the purpose of the meeting. (Ex: Office Hours)

Select Open link to launch the Zoom application.

This dialog box reflects the browser Mozilla Firefox. Your dialog box may look different depending on the browser you are using.

The meeting room will launch.

By default, meetings enable web cams for users joining a session. If you do not want your web cam to turn on automatically when joining a session, update your settings in the Zoom Desktop Client. View About Settings for instructions.