Employee Zoom Accounts

Zoom Cloud Recordings Auto-Deletion


  • Zoom Cloud Recordings created by a CCSF Zoom account prior to 2023 will be deleted and an auto-deletion setting will be placed on all CCSF Zoom accounts. This includes recordings created in Canvas with CityZoom.
  • A Zoom Cloud Recording includes the video, audio and chat transcript. Zoom is not suited for preserving videos for long term storage.

What Can You Expect

  • Zoom Cloud Recordings created prior to January 1, 2023 will be deleted on June 1, 2023.
  • All Zoom Cloud Recordings created on or after January 1, 2023 will be set to an auto-deletion of one year after the recording is created (e.g., Cloud Recording created on January 2, 2023 will be automatically deleted on January 3, 2024).
  • Employees are encouraged to save Zoom Cloud Recordings to an external hard drive or upload to OneDrive or Canvas Studio if they wish to save the recording for long term usage.
  • Support How to save and manage Zoom cloud recordings (From Zoom) Faculty can learn more about how to store Zoom Cloud Recordings in the Managing Zoom Recordings Module (CCSF Faculty Resource Center)
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