How to connect UCSD email created at to UCSD's Zoom account


UC San Diego Zoom accounts should be created initially at If a user's UC San Diego's email was previously established at, the user will need to transfer their account to UC San Diego's Zoom account in order for the account to be FERPA compliant and use UC San Diego specific account features.

Reminder: UC San Diego customers must use Single Sign-On (SSO) or Google when authenticating to Zoom.

Critical Concepts

The "Zoom" link within Canvas will not work unless the user's UC San Diego email is connected to UC San Diego's Zoom account.

A UC San Diego email that is associated with will not be upgraded to licensed without the email being transferred to UC San Diego's Zoom account.

Steps to Take

  1. Log out of all Zoom applications (desktop client, Zoom website, Zoom browser extensions, etc.). Choose your profile icon and then choose "Sign Out" to log off an active Zoom profile.
    2. Navigate to
    3. Choose "SSO" at the bottom
    Screenshot: SSO button on log in page
    4. In the next screen, type in UCSD to make the company domain
    5. Select "Continue"
    Screenshot: Domain name for SSO
    6. Log in with SSO

If you still have questions or need additional assistance, submit a ticket or call the ITS Service Desk at (858) 246-4357