Waiting rooms can be used to admit students into a pre-meeting room until the host is ready to admit students individually to the main Zoom session.

Enable waiting rooms in settings

  1. Go to https://uqz.zoom.us
  2. Click on the Sign in button.

sign in

  1. Enter your UQ username and password
  2. Click on the LOGIN button.

single sign on

  1. Select Settings from the side menu.

settings

  1. In the In Meeting (Advanced) section, toggle the Waiting room option ON. 

waiting room setting

Managing waiting rooms

When students first join the Zoom meeting, they will be presented with the following screen until you admit them into the meeting.

waiting room

Admitting students from the main screen

  1. You will be notified when students are in the waiting room.
  2. Click on the Admit button to admit students from the main screen.

accept student

Admitting students from participants view

  1. You will be notified when students are in the waiting room.
  2. Click on the Manage Participants button to launch the Participants side menu.

manage participants

  1. Click on the Admit button next to the students you want to admit.

admit

  1. They will then be added to the meeting.

added to meeting.