Information on Zoom Rooms

For Spring 2021, Zoom rooms should be available in all classrooms where classes are dual mode remote + in-person.  The Zoom rooms are being deployed to classrooms; a demo version is currently available in Phillips 101 by appointment, by emailing Some of the features of the Zoom rooms include: 

  • a gallery view of the remote students on a separate screen 
  • a camera trained on the board 
  • a Wacom tablet for writing content directly  
  • a second camera which can be focused on the faculty or the students 
  • does not have sound (continue using room sound as before)   
  • ability to save and email content written on the Wacom tablet to students in 10 page chunks

Email for training on the Zoom room technology as the setup depends on the technology you are using. 

For instructions on Zoom rooms, see the links below:

Zoom Rooms at Cornell:

How to Use a Zoom Room:

Join a Zoom Meeting from a Zoom Room:

Add a Zoom Room to an Outlook Meeting:

Enable Annotation of Shared Content in a Zoom Meeting:

Use the Zoom Room Whiteboard:

Zoom Rooms: Board Cam:

Zoom Rooms: Annotate a Shared PowerPoint Presentation:

Advanced Features in Zoom When Sharing Your Screen:

 All CIT Zoom > Zoom for Teaching topic articles: