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Quick FYIs: 

Video Demo of "Breakouts Feature

Assigning students to Breakout Rooms randomly/automatically

Set a timer for Participants in a Breakout Room indicating when the room will end

Once you have begun a meeting, click the Breakout Room button on the control bar at the bottom of your meeting window. You can assign students to Breakout Rooms from there. If you click Options it will allow you to pre-determine how long your students will be in the breakout rooms. it will also give you the option to send an automated message warning all of the students that the break it is going to end. Here are the options available for a Breakout Room:

Once the Breakout Rooms begin there is a button in the bottom left corner of the Breakout Rooms window that allows you to “Broadcast a message to all” if you would prefer to let the students know yourself.

Pre-assign breakout rooms in a Zoom Canvas class

 Additional Zoom resources links on "Breakout Rooms" features

Still need help? 

For McCombs Faculty, please Contact Media Services via email or phone:


Call 512-232-6679 (GSB/CBA) and 512-232-4646 (RRH)

For all other UT faculty, please contact your respective college or school