Tips & Requirements for Virtual Meetings with Pike

We encourage you to spend time enjoying our website, discovering the many stories about who we are, what we value, and why we do what we do. If what we offer resonates with you, we hope that you will take the next steps—contact us at 978-475-1197 or with your questions, apply for the 2023-2024 academic year or join us for a virtual event.

One Day Prior to Event:

  • Ensure you have a registered Zoom account. We are operating all of our events under The Pike School’s Zoom account and guidelines. All Zoom participants must login via registered Zoom accounts for access to our virtual events. If you do not sign into your Zoom account, you will receive an error message requiring ‘authentication.’
  • Verify your Zoom software (or app) is updated. Zoom sometimes releases updates to its software or app. Allow time to update the latest version of Zoom prior to your scheduled event.

Day of Event:

  • Registered guests will receive an email 1 hour prior to the event. This email will include Zoom link and password.

*If any aspect of the admission process is difficult for you to complete due to current circumstances, please let us know.

Zoom Specific Tips and Tricks

Zoom tips and tricks to help you quickly get up and running with Zoom.  

  1. Install Zoom ahead of the meeting.  
  2. If you already have Zoom installed, be sure to update to the most recent version.
  3. Check out this video on how to join a meeting.
  4. If you’re new to Zoom, you can practice by joining a test meeting to try it out and make sure your settings are correct.  
  5. This video will guide you through steps that can be taken to ensure the best sound and video quality
  6. When joining a meeting you will be considered an “attendee”.  Click here to learn about your “attendee” meeting controls.  
  7. Click here to learn about the 3 video layout options while participating in a Zoom meeting.   

If you have trouble joining a meeting or during a meeting.  

  1. Make sure you have the most recent version of Zoom installed.  
  2. Restart your computer and then try to join the meeting again.  
  3. Reach out to Pike’s Tech Department at 978-475-1197.  

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