Zoom is a tool offered by CDU that provides web conferencing, video conferencing, and online meetings services. It is a cloud base service that provides video and web meetings where participants can join and collaborate. Zoom allows meetings to be accessible from a wide range of devices and platforms.

It is freely available for CDU staff who make one-to-one video calls or one-to-many video calls where the duration of the meeting does not exceed 40 minutes.

You can access zoom using your CDU account - https://charlesdarwinuni.zoom.us

Note: CDU Corporate Zoom accounts can only be assigned individually to CDU Staff and cannot not assigned as a group name for use by multiple CDU staff.

You first need to identify the account type you require.

Basic Account: A free personal account

  • Unlimited 1 to 1 meeting
  • 40 mins limited on group meetings, up to 100 participants
  • Local recording

Corporate Account: A paid account (limited CDU licences available).

  • Has all the basic features plus unlimited meetings on the hybrid cloud - AARNet Zoom Cloud.
  • Includes up to 100 participants
  • Local and cloud recording features

To create a basic account:

1. Go to https://charlesdarwinuni.zoom.us/ and sign in

      • maximum meeting duration 40 minutes.

2. Staff will need to put in their work email address and password.

To upgrade your basic account to a corporate account:

(Maximum meeting duration can exceed 40 minutes)

  • Raise a LogIT request for a Specialty Software Request (logit.cdu.edu.au). This form can be found in LogIT by selecting "I Need Something" Browse button -> "IT Goods" See More button -> "Specialty Software" button -> "Specialty Software License" New Request button.
  • The ITMS AV Team will contact you to validate your requirements and upgrade your Zoom account if required.

Note : Due to CDU Zoom limited licenses your request for the Zoom Corporate account is determined by usage and may be revoked if not used on a regular basis.


Contact information

W: logit.cdu.edu.au

IT Kiosk, Red 1, Casuarina campus
Office hours: 8am - 4pm, Mon- Fri (CST)

08 8946 6600 (ext 6600)
Phone hours: 7:30am - 6pm (Mon - Thu)
7.30am - 5.30pm (Fri)


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Find out more about how ITMS are making the transition to ADAPT.

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