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This tutorial will show you how to set up a recurring Zoom meeting in order to share a permanent phone number and meeting ID number with someone. 

  1. Log in to Zoom via the Penn State Video Conferencing link at https://psu.zoom.us
  2. Click Host to start a meeting.
The Zoom log in window showing the host button.
  1. Log in with your Penn State user ID and password.
  2. Follow the prompts from your browser to launch the Zoom application.
Browser prompt to open the Zoom application.
  1. Select Schedule.
Zoom schedule button.
  1. Select the check box for Recurring meeting in the upper left.
  2. Select Schedule to exit.
Schedule a new meeting window.

If you are using a Mac computer and the Calendar app launches, Quit it from the Finder menu.

You have now created a recurring meeting. We now need to start the meeting so you can get the Phone Number and Meeting ID to share with your interviewee.


  1. Select the Meetings Clock icon in the bottom of the Zoom window.   
  2. Select Start in your Recurring Meeting to open it.
Start a recurring meeting.
  1. The Zoom meeting window will open and you can select Phone Call in the top left to get the Dial-in numbers and the Meeting ID.

These are the numbers you will need to send to your interviewee so they can call you.

Zoom meeting dial-in numbers and meeting ID.

To be able to rewatch or share a meeting, follow the instructions for recording a Zoom Meeting.