Zoom, Education vs Basic Accounts

UIUC Zoom Education accounts have more features than the free Basic account. This article lists the major differences.

Zoom Basic and Education Functionality

Users with a Basic account will see that they are only able to host meetings up to 40 minutes in length. However, Zoom users with a Basic account are able to participate in meetings hosted by a licensed UIUC Zoom user for up to 24 hours in length. Eligible users on the UIUC campus will have a UIUC Zoom Education account. 

Are you missing features? Please see "Zoom, Why do I only have Zoom 'Basic' Access".

The following is a list of Basic and UIUC Zoom Education account feature differences.


 BASIC UIUC Zoom Education
 Host group meetings up to 40 mins Host group meetings up to 24 hours
 Host up to 100 participantsHost up to 300 participants 
Unlimited number of meetings  Unlimited number of meetings
 Online support Online support
 Video conferencing Video conferencing
 Web conferencing Web conferencing
 Group collaboration features Group collaboration features
 Security Security
  1/2 GB of MP4 or M4A cloud recording

 Interoperability with Kaltura (Media Space)
  Skype for Business (Lync) interoperability
  Custom Personal meeting ID
  Reporting
  Assign scheduler
 Optional Large Meetings and Webinars




HELP DESK INTERNAL SECTION

Ryan Sharpe and Zoom Admins can change a license for someone in the admin console. If Ryan isn't available escalate to the TechSvcs-Zoom group. 






Keywords:Zoom Feature features Professional Basic Account education license   Doc ID:93227
Owner:zoom t.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2019-07-18 10:47 CSTUpdated:2020-08-27 16:27 CST
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