Join a meeting

You can join a meeting by either clicking the meeting link in your calendar or email, entering the meeting ID and passcode through Zoom's app or web portal, or through UB Learns. Meetings can be joined by people inside and outside of the UB community.

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From the meeting link in your calendar or email

When a Zoom meeting is scheduled, you may receive an email, or you may have a shared calendar where information about your scheduled Zoom meetings appears. 

Look for the following lines (the Xs will be a secure series of numbers and letters):

Join Zoom Meeting

https://buffalo.zoom.us/x/xxxx?pwd=xxx

  1. Click the link (starts with https://). You will be directed to the Zoom website
  2. Follow the onscreen prompts to join the meeting either through your Web browser or through the installed Zoom app.

(See Scheduling meetings for a list of Zoom plugins available for your preferred calendar.)

Through Zoom installed on your computer

  1. Launch the Zoom application on your computer (click its icon)
  2. If prompted, sign in
  3. Click the Join button
  4. Enter the Meeting ID or Personal Link Name included in your meeting invitation, and the passcode (if required). If you do not have this information, check with the meeting host.

Through Zoom web portal with meeting ID

  1. Go to buffalo.zoom.us
  2. If prompted, sign in
  3. Click the Join button
  4. Enter the Meeting ID or Personal Link Name included in your meeting invitation, and the passcode (if required). If you do not have this information, check with the meeting host.

Through UB Learns

  1. Login to UB Learns and open the course
  2. Find the Zoom meetings for the course 
  3. Click the Join button

See also

Need help? Contact the UBIT Help Center or your departmental IT support.