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How to sign into Zoom at UC Berkeley if you don't have a CalNet ID


6.0 - Updated on 2022-01-21 by Lexie Patten

5.0 - Updated on 2022-01-14 by Lexie Patten

4.0 - Updated on 2022-01-14 by Lexie Patten

3.0 - Updated on 2021-04-07 by itsm kb_api

2.0 - Updated on 2021-04-07 by itsm kb_api

1.0 - Authored on 2020-07-24 by Jen Bellenger

NOTE: Beginning January 11, 2022, all Berkeley account holders should be using Single Sign-on (SSO) with their CalNet ID and passphrase to log in at or using the Zoom desktop client (SSO option). This change was made to greatly enhance the security of your Zoom account.

I have a CalNet ID, but my Zoom account uses my non-Berkeley address

If you have a CalNet ID, but your Zoom account uses your non-Berkeley address, you are no longer able to access that account via the email and password fields. You should have received a notice from the Berkeley Zoom team about updating the account to use your address. If you are unsure about what to do, we urge you to contact to ask that your Zoom account be updated so you can log in via your CalNet ID. 

I’m logging in to a Zoom account owned by a SPA (departmental account). Should I still use CalNet to log in?

Yes! As of January 11, 2022, this is the only way you will be able to login to a departmental account (SPA).

See for how to log in via CalNet using a SPA.

How do I get a CalNet ID if I don’t have one already?

Faculty, Staff, Students, and Affiliates of UC Berkeley can get CalNet IDs, starting from