Université de Paris has chosen the ZOOM application for organising remote online meetings, distance learning, virtual classes and videoconferences, etc…

For more information:

Tutorials are available on Youtube

 

 

As of  8th July 2021, Zoom is available exclusively with your Université de Paris login details.

 

Connecting to Zoom

How to access Zoom

Link : https://u-paris.zoom.us/ 

Zoom is available to Université de Paris staff using their Université de Paris accounts.

Our students can now access this service, enbabling them to set up Zoom sessions using their Université de Paris account.

For any questions or problems contact:  assistance.dsin@u-paris.fr

How can I logout of my Zoom account and login again with an Université de Paris account?

To sign out of your Zoom client, open your Zoom client

  • Click on your profile
  • In the drop-down menu, click on “Sign out
  • You can also choose “Switch account

To sign in again:

  • Choose “Sign in with SSO
  • Domain name: u-paris
  • Enter your University account.

 

What should I do if I have problems accessing Zoom (lost my login details, etc.)?

 

Using Zoom

How can I install Zoom on my workstation?

To download and install Zoom on your workstation:

  • Go to: https://u-paris.zoom.us
  • Click on the “Sign in” menu, which will take you to your account page
  • In the top-right banner, click “Resources”, then “Download Zoom client

Note: you do not need to be an administrator on your workstation to install this software.

When you first connect to Zoom, you have to install the “Start Zoom” application on your workstation. You can find it in your programmes:

Start Zoom

Open the application to connect or join a meeting

then log in with SSO

Indicate your domain: u-paris

Enter your Paris Descartes or Paris Diderot institution account

Validate your consent for your data:

Click on “Open link” to access the Zoom application:

You are now on the Zoom application homepage:

You can:

  • Create a meeting
  • Join a meeting
  • Schedule a meeting
  • Share your screen
  • Use the chat
  • View your scheduled meetings
  • View your contacts
How can I create a meeting with Zoom from my workstation?

In your programmes on your workstation, search for the app: Start Zoom

Click on it and sign in with the SSO (procedure presented above)

After signing in, you will access the app’s home page:

Click on “New meeting

Your videoconferencing space will open automatically

Click at the bottom of the screen on “Participants” to invite your participants

Select your invited participants from your “Contacts” or enter their “E-mail” address

How can I create a meeting with the online version of Zoom?

To create a meeting, you can:

  • Create a meeting with an immediate invitation for your participants
  • Schedule a meeting that will take place in a few days’ time  (this meeting may be reocurring)

Create an immediate meeting:

  • Head to: https://u-paris.zoom.us
  • Click on the “CREATE” menu
  • Sign in: How can you connect to Zoom online?
  • Save the file and click on it to open the meeting
  • Invite your participants by clicking on “Participants” in the menu at the bottom of your screen
  • Choose your guests from your “Contacts” or enter their “Email
  • Click at the bottom of the screen on “Invite” to send an invitation to your participants.

Select your guests from your “Contacts” or enter their “E-mail” address

Click on “Invite” at the bottom of the screen to send an invitation to your colleagues.

How can I schedule a meeting with Zoom from my workstation?

Connect to the Zoom client version (Start Zoom):

On the home page, click on “Schedule

A form will be displayed to schedule your meeting:

 

On this form, indicate:

  • Your meeting’s date, time and duration
  • Recurring meeting, check this box if this meeting will take place on a regular basis (same day, same time) – this will generate a single link for taking part in all of these videoconferences.
  • Meeting ID, leave the default ID selected: “Generate automatically”. Avoid sharing your personal meeting ID with all your participants. This is your private meeting room.
  • Passcode, leave this box checked by default to secure your meeting.
  • Video, you can choose whether or not to start the video automatically for yourself and your participants when your meeting starts.
  • Audio, you can choose the type of audio that will be automatically activated during your meeting. You can leave the default option selected.
  • Calendar, you can choose which calendar your invitation will be sent in:
    • If you have the Outlook client installed on your workstation, you can choose this option. This will automatically create an invitation in your calendar and you can then simply add your participants’ email addresses in the To field in your calendar.

 

If you have another calendar, select this option. The invitation text will be displayed and you can copy it or choose your calendar:

Advanced options: you can activate its options depending on your requirements. If you have scheduled several consecutive meetings for instance, you can activate “Waiting room”, where your participants will be able to wait before you open the meeting. If you have a large number of participants, it may be wise to mute participants on entry when they join the meeting.

Click on “Save” to validate your scheduled meeting and generate your invitation.

How can I schedule a meeting with the online version of Zoom?

Go to: https://u-paris.zoom.us
Click on “Sign in” to access your account
At the top of the page, click on the menu “Schedule a meeting

The following form will be displayed:

Complete the form to schedule your meeting, indicating:

  • Subject: enter a title for your meeting and a Description if required (optional)
  • Your meeting’s date, time and duration
  • Recurring meeting, check this box if this meeting will take place on a regular basis (same day, same time) – this will generate a single link for taking part in all of these videoconferences.
  • If registration is required (optional)
  • Meeting ID, leave the default ID selected: Generate automatically. Avoid sharing your personal meeting ID with all your participants. This is your private meeting room.
  • Passcode, leave this box checked by default to secure your meeting.
  • Video, you can choose whether or not to start the video automatically for yourself and your participants when your meeting starts.
  • Audio, you can choose the type of audio that will be automatically activated during your meeting. You can leave the default option selected.
  • Advanced, you can activate its options depending on your requirements. If you have scheduled several consecutive meetings for instance, you can activate “Waiting room”, where your participants will be able to wait before you open the meeting. If you have a large number of participants, it may be wise to mute participants on entry when they join the meeting.

Click on “Save” to validate your scheduled meeting and generate your invitation.

The information to take part in your meeting will be displayed on the following screen:

You can then:

  • View the settings that you have chosen
  • Add this invitation to a calendar
  • Copy the invitation
  • Modify your meeting
  • Start it now: “Start meeting
  • Delete the meeting

 

Tips

Managing participants’ microphones in Zoom

Managing the microphones of all your participants

You can limit the number of participants whose microphones are active during the session in several ways.
Click on “Participants” in the bottom toolbar.

In the window displayed on the right, under the list of participants, click on “Mute all” to disable all of the participants’ microphones.

To reactivate the participants’ microphones, click on “Unmute”.

 

Other options for managing participants’ microphones:

Click on “More” in the bottom right corner below your list of participants

In the dropdown menu displayed:

  • On PC, click on “Mute participants upon entry”
  • On Mac, click on “Mute participants upon entry”

If necessary, you can prevent students from unmuting their microphones:

  • On PC, deselect the option “Allow participants to unmute themselves”
  • On Mac, deselect the option “Allow participants to unmute themselves”

Managing a specific participant’s microphone:

In the list, next to each participant’s name, you can also mute and unmute each microphone individually.

  • To mute a microphone, move your mouse over a participant’s name and click on “Mute”
  • To unmute, move your mouse over a participant’s name and click on “Unmute”

Using the chat in Zoom

The chat enables you to send text messages to students in your virtual class. You can send a private message to an individual user or you can send a message to a whole group.

Starting a chat

Click on the “Chat” button in the toolbar at the bottom of your Zoom window:

Your chat window will open on the right:

Type a message in the chat box. By default, you will send a message to the whole group.

To contact a particular student, click on the dropdown menu to select the student that you want to send a message to.

Individual private messages are shown in red in your chat.

If your chat is closed, but a student sends a message, the chat will flash orange in the toolbar to indicate that a new message has been sent.

Configuring your chat settings for all participants

As a teacher, you can choose who students can chat with or deactivate the chat completely.

To manage the chat conditions, click on the “More” (…) button at the bottom right of the chat window, and select the option that you need:

How can I display audio numbers in my Zoom invitation?

When you connect to Zoom: connect to Zoom :

  • Go to your profile and click on theSettings” menu
  • Then, at the top of the page, you have three other menusMeeting / Recording / Phone
  • Click onPhone
  • Select Show international numbers link on the invitation email
  • At the bottom of the page, you will see:Global dial-in countries/regions” Select: France

Schedule a meeting:
In the form to schedule a meeting, you have an “Audio” menu; check that the Both option is selected (phone and computer audio).

The audio numbers will now be displayed in your Zoom invitation.

 

Activating your Université de Paris account

You can do it online, in just a few clicks !

Your Université de Paris account will enable you to access services such as Moodle, student email, Mon Dossier Web, ECandidat, etc.

Technical support

Read the online documentation
Are you still having problems despite the tutorials? Contact: assistance.dsin@u-paris.fr

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