Adding Zoom to Canvas

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The Zoom Canvas integration supports the ability to schedule and list upcoming meeting, history meeting and join meeting within Canvas account.  Within a canvas course, users can create, join and delete a Zoom meeting. 

Zoom Link

  • You do not have to update the link to start a new session. When you're ready for your next class to start, the same link allows the next group of students to join.
  • Zoom will launch in a new tab, and if students are on a mobile device they will need the Zoom app

Install Zoom in the Course Navigation

  1. Login into Canvas as the course instructor or administrator and navigate to the course where you would like to add the Zoom link.
  2. Click Setting
  3. Click Navigation.
  4. Drag Zoom from the hidden items to the place where you would like it to appear in the navigation
  5. Click Save.
  6. Click the Zoom menu in your course navigation and begin using Zoom to setup meetings.

Learn more about Zoom-Canvas integration Click Here!

Schedule a new meeting

Zoom Meetings can be scheduled from within a Canvas Course. Users with the correct permissions will see the Schedule a New Meeting button.

Start a Meeting

Faculty who have a Zoom Account can click the Start button to launch a scheduled meeting.

Delete a Meeting

  • To delete a meeting, click the delete button next to the start
  • Then click OK in the pop menu, to confirm that meeting is to be deleted


Only the meeting creator can delete a meeting that has been created using the Zoom

Zoom Video Tutorials!

drag zoom into course settings navigation bar

view and schedule zoom meetings

Once you have scheduled a zoom meeting, it shows up in the Canvas calendar (below is the student view).

zoom meeting scheduled in Canvas calendar