Getting Started with Zoom

Modified on: Thu, Feb 3, 2022 7:35 AM

All Forsyth Tech employees and students now have a Zoom Basic license and can being using the service today. To get started, visit and select “Sign In”. The Basic license allows you to host meetings for up to 40 minutes with up to 100 participants.

Forsyth Tech's Zoom URL is


Faculty are automatically assigned a Zoom Pro license when they sign in using their Forsyth Tech account. The Pro license removes the 40 minute meeting limitation. Click here for instructions on how to sign into Zoom using your Forsyth Tech account.

Staff who need to host meetings longer than 40 minutes can request a Zoom Pro License by submitting this request form: Zoom Pro License Request Form. The license will be applied to your account in 5-10 minutes after submitting the request form.

Download the Zoom client:

Windows: (No administrative rights needed)

Mac OS:

Blackboard Integration

We have implemented the official Zoom integration into Blackboard. This integration allows you to quickly add links to Zoom meetings within your course navigation and content areas. Learn more…


Echo360 Integration

Each Zoom account is limited to 5GB of cloud recording storage space within Zoom. To alleviate this constraint, we have set up a seamless integration between Zoom and Echo360 to automatically store your cloud recordings with unlimited storage space. This allows you to easily make meeting recordings available to your students without having to transfer or upload the files. Learn more…

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