Get Started with Zoom Web Conferencing

Zoom is a web conferencing product available for all Brown faculty, staff, and students.

To use Zoom, you’ll need to install an app on your computer or mobile device. We recommend doing this before you host or join your first meeting.

Quick Links:


Install Zoom on Your Computer 

  1. Download the app at After installing the app, you will see a login screen. 
  2. Click Log In with SSO.
  3. When prompted for a domain, type
  4. Enter your Brown username and password. 
  5. If you're on a Windows computer: go to settings (gear on top right) and check “Start Zoom When I Start Windows.”

Getting Started on a Computer: Articles from Zoom

Install Zoom on a Mobile Device

  1. Install the app at one of these links: iOS | Android
  2. Tap Sign In.
  3. Tap the SSO option.
  4. When prompted for a company name, enter and click Continue.
  5. Enter your Brown username and password. 

Getting Started on a Mobile Device: Articles from Zoom

Access Zoom from a Web Browser

You need to install the app as described above to join or host a meeting. But if you’re just scheduling a meeting or changing your account preferences, you can do so from any web browser.

  1. Visit and click Log In.
  2. Log in with your Brown username and password.

Use Zoom

Now that you’re set up with Zoom, you’re probably wondering how to use it. 

Buttons in your Zoom app will allow you to easily start, schedule, or join meetings. 

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