Video Conferencing

Service Description

Video conferencing platform that enhances student-teacher interactions and research collaboration at the University, featuring full video conferencing functionality, breakout rooms, Canvas integration, and support for Android and iOS mobile.

Make a Request

Make a Request: 

Please visit and click SIGN IN to create a Basic account. If you would like to upgrade to a Pro account, please send email to

Support Contact

Service Support Contact: 

Please visit for a FAQ document and support.  You can also send email to or call the CUIT Service Desk at 212-854-1919 to ask questions or report an issue.

Additional Information

Additional Information: 
CUIT is happy to announce a service with Zoom video, a robust video conferencing solution, to faculty, researchers, and administrators of the university for the 2017-2018 school year. 
Main features
  • Full video conferencing functionality
  • Up to 100 attendees per session
  • Break-out rooms
  • H.323 room connection capability
  • Support for Android & iOS mobile platforms
  • Single sign-on integration available
  • Canvas integration
  • Recording, downloadable recordings
Individual accounts
All personal or individual Zoom accounts are UNI authenticated. For this reason, only the email used for one’s UNI login will be associated with individual Zoom accounts.
Named accounts
Named, or shared accounts are available provided the email address used for the account has a Columbia-owned or Columbia affiliates-owned domain: e.g. *, *, etc. Named accounts will not be created for email addresses with domains outside Columbia and its affiliates. Customers are responsible for providing these addresses upon Zoom account request. 
To request a new shared email account, please refer to these guidelines (How to Create a Mailing List):
Zoom Basic Account
  • Faculty, researchers, administrators - No cost
  • Maximum length for group meetings is 40 minutes (one-on-one meetings are unlimited)
Zoom Pro Account
  • Faculty—(teaching and learning use cases) No cost
  • Administrators—$25/account/year
  • Research—No cost
  • Unlimited duration for all meeting sizes
Additional Zoom Products—(require Pro license)
  • Large Meeting 300—$400/instance/year
  • Webinar 500—$1400/instance/year
  • Cloud room connector—$499/instance/year