Zoom Tech Support

Event Format

After you register for the Less Commonly Taught Languages Career Fair you will receive the Zoom Meeting link for the introduction & keynote as well as the links to the two other concurrent panel sessions in your inbox prior to the event. To join, simply click the event link and select “Join.”

How to use Zoom Meeting?

How do you join a Zoom event?

You will need to register for LCTL Career Fair (here as an attendee or here as an exhibitor). A link to the Zoom Meetings will be sent to the email address you provided when registering along with a confirmation of your registration. You do not need to create a Zoom account to join as a participant. To join the event simply click the event link you receive. We recommend joining the LCTL Career Fair through Zoom for the most interactive experience.

Which browsers are compatible with Zoom?

Attendees can access Zoom Events through most browsers. Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, or Chromium on Linux are supported by the web app. Other browsers are not compatible. Additional support can be found at the Zoom Quick Start Guide. Find your correct browser control (i.e MacOS, Windows, Linux, etc) to see your toolbar control information.

How does Zoom audio and video work?

Attendees will automatically be muted and their video will be turned off upon entering the event. Before joining a meeting, plug in any external devices (headset, headset with mic, or external speaker). The instructions for connecting with audio and video via desktop, mobile devices, or the web are available at the Zoom Quick Start Guide.

If you are not hearing sound, be sure you are connected to the audio conference. When connected, a brief message will appear. To make sure you are connected, click the up arrow next to the microphone icon. Additional support for Zoom audio can be found at Zoom Audio Help Center. Participants will not be able to use their microphones during the Meeting and are encouraged to use the chat function for their questions. Speakers (Co-Hosts) will be able to use their microphones.

How do I ask a question?

During the event, you can send your questions to all or specific panelists by clicking on the chat the toolbar at the bottom of the screen. Simply open the chat icon, type your question and select “Send.” Find your correct browser control (i.e MacOS, Windows, Linux, etc) to see your toolbar control information.

What do all the buttons at the bottom of my screen mean?

This is your toolbar. To see what each icon means visit Zoom Participant Controls for more detailed information. Panelists will be given co-host controls, while attendees restricted controls (will not be able unmute their microphones or show their screen). Attendees can raise their hand, submit chat questions, and send messages to the hosts and co-hosts.

Example of Toolbar:

How do I download/update Zoom?

To update Zoom from the desktop client icon, sign-in to your account and click on your profile in the top right-hand corner. From the drop-down menu, click check for updates and install. For more information go to Downloading the latest Zoom update on their site.

If using the Zoom mobile app, find the update from the Google Play store (Android) or Apple Store (iOS).

To download Zoom, go to the download page here. Click download under Zoom Client for Meetings. You will have then downloaded the most recent version of Zoom.