Zoom Policies

Zoom Policies

SMC Zoom Policies - aging videos, permissions, etc.


SMC Zoom Pro Account Tiers:

  • Faculty and staff Zoom Pro accounts allow users to host group meetings for large audiences and record meetings in the Zoom Cloud for future playback. Zoom cloud recordings will be purged after 180 days.

  • Student Zoom Pro accounts, similar to faculty and staff accounts, allow students to host group meetings for large audiences. However, if students want to record their meetings, student accounts are required to record meetings to their local machine (laptop, computer or hard drive)


  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)

  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth (your laptop or tablet probably has these)

  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in (your laptop or tablet probably has this)

Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card

  • Supported Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X with MacOS 10.6.8 /(Snow Leopard) or later

  • iOS 7.0 or later

  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10

  • Android 4.0x or later

Key Features

  • Up to 200 participants per session

  • Whiteboard and screen sharing with annotations

  • Available for phones and tablets

  • File sharing

  • MP4 and M4A recording

  • Multiple audio join options

  • Accessibility features

  • Breakout rooms

  • Group or private messaging

  • Live captioning tools

  • Polling

  • Raise hand and other non-verbal feedback

Zoom is Saint Mary’s video conferencing solution available to all students, faculty, and staff.

  • Zoom Meetings allow up to 200 participants to share their audio, video, chat, and screens.

  • Anyone in the world can join a Zoom meeting, but only a host can start and schedule meetings.

  • Zoom works on PC, Mac, Android and iOS devices.

  • Zoom integrates with Moodle.

  • Zoom recordings can be stored in the cloud.

    • Faculty and staff are able to record to the Zoom cloud

    • All Zoom cloud recordings will be automatically deleted after 180 days

    • Users are responsible for downloading important recordings to personal storage devices

  • Students using Saint Mary’s Zoom accounts will be required to save recordings on their personal device