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Setting up a new Zoom account

This guide shows you how to set up a new Zoom account. You will need to set up your account via the UCL Zoom website, before you can log in to the Zoom application.

This guide is aimed at

  • Staff
  • Students


  1. Navigate to the UCL Zoom home page.
  2. Select Sign in
  3. You will be taken to the UCL sign in page. Enter your UCL username in the format of userid@ucl.ac.uk (eg ucyxxxx@ucl.ac.uk), select Next.
  4. On the 'Enter password' screen, enter your current UCL password (the one you use for your email), select Sign in. If you are prompted with a 'Stay signed in?' option menu, select Yes. You will be logged in to Zoom.
  5. If you wish, you can download the Zoom meetings application. If you choose not to do this, you will be prompted to download the app when you join your first meeting.

Tip: If you have another Zoom account which you have for personal use, you can continue to use the app to log in to your personal account using email and password. When signing in to your UCL Zoom account, please ensure that you use sign in with SSO. For further information, see our guide on signing in to Zoom if you have more than one account.

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