Students can create their own Zoom meetings. Here are some instructions for creating and managing a meeting.

Create a Zoom Meeting

  1. Access your UT Zoom account at

  2. Click on the "New Meeting" button to create a new meeting

  3. Click on the "Invite" button to invite others to your meeting and share your Meeting ID with them

Managing Zoom Meetings

Zoom has extensive controls for managing meetings. Here are some abbreviated instructions to give you an idea of what is available. For further instructions you may access helpful short videos and directions under Video Tutorials in your account

The Participant Window 

The Chat Window 

The Whiteboard 



Basics of Screen-Sharing

  1. Make sure you have your PowerPoint Or Adobe Acrobat PDF deck open and ready to go
  2. When you're ready to display your slides, just share your screen using the steps in the video below.  

  3. After you are sharing your screen you can switch to Slide Show mode in PowerPoint and begin your lecture
  4. Once you are done you can stop your screen share.

Optimizing Applications You're Sharing

Group presentations 

Still need help? 

Go to the Student Troubleshooting page first.  If that doesn't help:   

For McCombs studentsplease contact Media Services via email or phone:

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