Users who are logged in with their Zoom at IU accounts will automatically bypass the waiting room by default. This way, meeting hosts won’t have to admit authorized attendees one by one. Participants from outside IU will still need to be individually admitted.
The automatic bypass setting can be changed. Hosts will also have the ability to turn off the waiting room completely. Review your waiting room settings prior to and after the update on December 21st to ensure attendees can be admitted in the manner you prefer.
When editing your waiting room options, consider which users should have immediate access to a meeting.
- Users not in your account: This allows attendees logged in to Zoom at IU to bypass the waiting room, which is especially useful for larger classes and groups.
- Everyone: All users will go into the waiting room regardless of their login status. Use this setting when you don’t want participants to enter the meeting until you are ready, such as with office hours and other private meetings.
Your waiting room settings apply to all your Zoom meetings and can be changed at any time. Passcodes can be added for increased meeting security.