Guide To Teaching and Learning


As The New School’s video conferencing platform, Zoom provides high-definition, interactive collaboration tools and telephone conferencing to use for teaching your classes remotely. Zoom makes holding live (synchronous) classes and meetings possible.

Accessing and Logging into Zoom

You can access and launch Zoom directly from using your Single Sign-On credentials.

When you log into, you’ll see a menu in the top-right of your screen next to your profile photo. If you click on that menu, a list of apps opens up. In that list, you’ll find the Zoom application. Or, you can access Zoom directly at

Quick Links for Using Zoom

The basics of running a Zoom class meeting
How to set up a Zoom Meeting
How to share your screen with students
How to create breakout rooms during meeting
How to use a whiteboard during a meeting

Zoom Tutorial Videos

Visit Using Zoom to Prepare Synchronous Content for more information and to watch tutorials on the below topics:

  • Logging into Zoom
  • Scheduling and Starting a Zoom Meeting
  • Tips for Teaching on Zoom
  • Using Zoom to Record a Video
  • Recording a Live Zoom Video
  • Using Zoom’s Security Features

Take The Next Step

Submit your application


To apply to any of our Bachelor's programs (Except the Bachelor's Program for Adult Transfer Students) complete and submit the Common App online.

Graduates and Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduates Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.