Zoom Meetings in Canvas

Instructors can schedule and manage meetings right inside Canvas, our college eLearn system.

Add links to Zoom Meetings in your Course Menu or in a Module.

Meetings are automatically organized by course. Students can easily access links to join meetings and view recordings.

Screenshot showing a link to Zoom Meetings added to the Course Menu in Canvas.

Add Zoom to your Course Menu

Follow these steps to add the Zoom tool to your course menu.

  • From your Course Navigation Menu select Settings and then select Navigation
  • Scroll down and look for Zoom Meetings in the list below
  • Select the three dots and then select Enable
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Save

The Zoom tool has now been added to your course menu.

Screenshot showing a link to Zoom Meetings added to a Module in Canvas.

Add Zoom to a Course Module

Follow these steps to add the Zoom tool to a course Module in Canvas.

  • Select the “Plus” icon next to the Module you want to add a link to Zoom
  • Select External Tool from the pulldown menu
  • Select the Add Item button
  • Publish the link in the Module to allow student access

The Zoom tool has now been added to your course area.

Screenshot showing the toggle button to Publish a Zoom Cloud Recording in Canvas

Publish Cloud Recordings in Canvas

Instructors in Canvas now have more control over which Zoom Cloud Recordings they release to students.

How to Publish your Zoom Cloud Recordings in Canvas:

  • Browse to your Zoom Meetings in Canvas
  • Select the Cloud Recordings tab
  • Select the toggle button to Publish specific recordings for student access

Students will then be able to access the recordings you Publish.

Screenshots of Zoom Meetings in Canvas

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