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Individual Setup

You may Join a Meeting Test to begin your Zoom experience. 

Install and Test Zoom

- Join the test conference
- If you do not already have Zoom installed on your computer, follow the prompts to download and run Zoom. Click on the download file if it does not open automatically and follow the computer prompts to install. Once Zoom is installed, it will open the Zoom window.
- You will then have the option to Join the Audio Conference by the Computer or to view the details to dial in by phone. If this is your first time joining a Zoom meeting, we recommend choosing the option Test your Computer Mic & Speaker.  [See more on How to test prior to joining a meeting]

Please visit the Zoom help page for more information on testing your video & audio.


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How to Use Zoom Conferencing

Western uses Moodle (Online Course Manager) to initiate Zoom Meetings.  Simply login and find your course, click on the Zoom Logo used in MoodleZoom Meeting for that course, then wait for the instructor to start the conference.

Below are relavant how-to videos:



Classroom Setup

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What is Western Oklahoma State College?

  • About

    Western Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest original municipal two-year college still in existence in Oklahoma...
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  • Vision

    Western Oklahoma State College aspires to be the outstanding and innovative community college known for its focus on student success and its service to community and regional development.
  • Mission

    The mission of Western Oklahoma State College is to provide high quality education while ensuring equity, supporting student success, and empowering individuals to become productive members of diverse local, regional, and global communities.