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From 27 September 2020 Zoom meetings only with passcode

Please note: The update has been postponed from 19 July 2020 to 27 September 2020.

To protect against so-called “zoom bombing”, the allocation of a so-called passcode for new Zoom meetings and web seminars will be obligatory from 27 September 2020.

More detailed information concerning the modifiction you will find in the HRZ-News.

Zoom – Web conferencing tool at TU Darmstadt

In order to support mobile work and digital teaching, TU Darmstadt acquired a Zoom campus license for events with up to 300 participants.

Zoom is a very clearly arranged and easy-to-use tool for web conferences. The cloud service supports different usage scenarios – from virtual teamwork to online presentations and online lectures.

The Zoom campus license is available for all employees and students of TU Darmstadt.

Privacy Policy and Instructions for Using Zoom at TU Darmstadt

In the current corona situation, the Technical University of Darmstadt has decided to use Zoom in teaching, research and administration. This decision is the result of weighing up factors such as data protection compliance, data security stability, scalability, flexibility of individual settings and license costs.

In the past few weeks, the media coverage of Zoom has referred to security gaps on various occasions. Some of the security gaps can be avoided with the help of individual settings.

How do I register for Zoom?

How do I convert my Zoom account to the campus license?

Technical requirement

Manuals and support