Polling in a Zoom Meeting

Polling in Zoom

The polling feature for Zoom meetings allows you to create up to 25 polls consisting of single choice or multiple choice polling questions. You can launch the poll during your meeting and gather the responses from your attendees. If you choose, you can share the results with the participants. You also have the ability to download a report of polling during or after the meeting.

NOTE: If the Zoom meeting is created in ELMS, it is recommended to add the poll in the UMD Zoom portal.

  1. Go to the Zoom portal.
  2. on the left navigation bar, select Meetings.
  3. Find the meeting to which you wish to add a poll.
  4. Hover over the title to made the Edit button visible.
  5. Click on the Edit button (to the right of  the title).
  6. Scroll to the bottom and click the Save button. (do not make changes at this point).
  7. A summary of the meeting will display. Scroll to the bottom to find the Poll option
  8. Click + Create button to begin.
  9. Develop the poll for this meeting and click Save.
    Screenshot of create a poll button.

NOTE: There is no need to save the meeting again. 

For detailed instructions on how to create and deploy a poll, see Polling for Meetings