Joining a Zoom Meeting

zoom logoZoom is a commonly used program for holding meetings at a scheduled time over the internet.  You can join a Zoom meeting using just about any internet connected device, even a smartphone.  Many people really like Zoom because it is so easy to use. 

Here are some quick facts to help you join a Zoom meeting:

  • A Zoom account is NOT required to join a meeting
  • Click the meeting link at or shortly before the scheduled meeting time
    screen shot of Zooom join link
  • If it's your first time using Zoom, the program will download automatically
  • When asked, enter your name as you wish to be shown in the chat

NOTE: A Zoom account is only required if you wish to host a meeting.

Check out this brief video provided by Zoom to see all the steps for joining a Zoom meeting.


Contact Us & Online Help

Sometimes we all need a little assistance, especially with technology.

Online Help Request Form
Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 4 PM
Phone: 413-236-2165

Monday – Thursday: 4 PM – 7 PM
(when evening classes are in session)
Phone: 413-499-4660, ext. 6501

BCC Student Technology Support
Phone: 413–236–2165

BCC IT Help Desk
Phone: 413-236-3004, or ext. 3004 on campus

Note: The Digital Commons and BCC IT Help Desk can only directly support college owned equipment and software. Limited support is provided to personally owned devices such as laptops, cell phones, and tablets.