Meeting Best Practices


You have several options to consider when prepping for a Zoom meeting. Below, find best practices as well as options to test your computer prior to a meeting.

Testing system and audio/video:

Best practices from computer:

  • Plug into your router if possible.
  • Be as close to your wifi access point as you can
  • Restart your computer before running a session (particularly if you have not restarted in a while)
  • Keep other open applications to a minimum
  • Keep open browser tabs to a minimum
  • Verify that your Zoom application is up to date (latest version) - please note that if you have a Loyola-managed machine, follow these instructions for Zoom updates
  • Turn Windows/Mac/Chat notifications on (DND) Do No Disturb
  • If you are seeing a lag, and your video is on, turn video off.

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