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FAQ: General

On this page you will find the most frequently asked questions about Zoom.

  • Who can use Zoom?

    At the moment, all UvA students can use Zoom.

    Please note: for a meeting with more than 2 persons, there is a limit of 40 minutes.

  • What is Zoom for?

    Zoom is an online collaboration environment, intended for audio and video meetings and live chat. As a student, you can meet with fellow students or tutors in Zoom and work on group assignments.

  • Do I need VPN to use Zoom?

    You do not need a VPN to use Zoom. If you need files that are on your personal or public disk, you will of course need a VPN.