Installing & Updating Zoom

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Note: You must sign in to the Zoom Desktop application using single sign-on (SSO)

Installing Zoom on a Computer

If you are on a university-owned computer, Zoom should be installed already. If you are on a personal computer, please go to Zoom's Download Center.

Zoom is easy to install and typically just takes a minute.

Installing Zoom on a Mobile Device

Please navigate to your device's app store and search for Zoom. You should be able to install it in less than 5 minutes. 

Installing the Microsoft Outlook Desktop Plug-in 

Please go to Zoom's Download CenterIf you are on a university-owned computer, you will be prompted for administrative credentials. Contact ITSS at 530-898-4357.

Outlook on the Web 

If you use Outlook through a web browser, the Zoom Outlook Add-in is automatically installed on university-owned machines. However, you will periodically be prompted to log in using Single Sign-On (SSO).

Updating Zoom

1. From your desktop or laptop, start the Zoom application on your computer taskbar.

2. From the upper right, select your Profile icon.

3. Choose Check for updates

Zoom desktop client application with arrow pointing to profile icon

  If you are on a Mac, you may need to select the menu to find the update tab.

zoom menu on Mac


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