Zoom Training and Guides

For help using CUIMC Zoom for Healthcare see below in addition to links under Related Articles. General information including creating and requesting an account is on our main Zoom page.

If you haven't used it before please download and test Zoom as far in advance as possible, and join your first online meeting or class a minute or two early to avoid last-minute difficulties.

Live Online Training

Please see the Training section on CUIT's Zoom page for a current schedule: https://cuit.columbia.edu/zoom

Recorded Training

If you prefer do Zoom training on your own time, you can watch a 52-minute recorded session.

A PDF copies of the Zoom training slides and FAQs are also available.

Privacy and Security

See our Best Practices for Securing Zoom Meetings.

Recording in Zoom

CUIMC accounts are part of Zoom for Healthcare, which does not allow recording to the cloud. Instead you can record to save on your computer, please see Zoom's instructions for Local Recording.  Note that you must first enable local recording. To share recordings please use CUIMC approved methods such as Teams or network drives.

Zoom Guides

Select Support in Zoom's website to browse or search for help with specific topics. Popular guides include:

Basic Guides Advanced Guides Events


See our Launching Telehealth Visits with Zoom page, or more tip sheets and videos at: https://epictogetherny.org/IR/Pages/Telemedicine.aspx
If prompted, log in to the site with your CWID account.

Resources for Students and Instructors

CUIMC students using Zoom for online instruction should review CUIT’s Joining Class Remotely page as well as any messages they have received for remote access to their courses. 

Teaching Guides

Using Zoom in Canvas
Synchronous Online Teaching Tips and Strategies (PDF)
Teaching in All Modalities
Strategies for Engaging Students in Live Online Classes