Using Zoom in Canvas

The Zoom for Canvas Integration supports the ability to schedule meetings, list upcoming meetings, list meeting history, join meetings, and view recordings within Canvas, and is now available in all Canvas courses. 

Click here for the recording of the most recent Zoom Faculty Training

Setup & Configuration

To prepare to use Zoom, please click here to learn how to install the Zoom Desktop Client, which offers the best available Zoom experience. After you install the Zoom Desktop Client, you can also access Zoom via Canvas, via the Zoom Web Portal and via the Zoom Mobile App.

Zoom Features and Instructions  


Scheduling & Joining Zoom Meetings

Topic  Description Video Article
Schedule and Start a Zoom Meeting in Canvas Schedule and start Zoom meetings from inside a Canvas course. Click here Click here

Settings & Profile

Topic  Description Video Article
Zoom Settings & Profile Using Zoom Settings & Profile Click here  

In-Meeting Controls

Topic  Description Video Article
Use Zoom Audio Settings When starting/joining a meeting, you can join the audio by computer or phone. Click here  
Use the Zoom In-Meeting Video Feed Click on the Video icon during a meeting to start and stop your video feed. Use the Video tab to preview and change your camera source via the down arrow. Click here  
Invite Non-Stevens Participants to a Zoom Meeting During a meeting, click Invite to send meeting information to more participants by email, Zoom chat, phone, or room system.  Click here  
Manage Meeting Participants as the Host When hosting a Zoom meeting, you have additional controls available to help manage your participants. Attendees can only view the other participants. Click here  
Use the Share Screen & Whiteboard Features Zoom allows for screen sharing on desktop, tablet and mobile devices running Zoom. All participants in your meeting can share their screen.

The whiteboard feature allows you to share a whiteboard that you and other participants (if allowed) can annotate on.

When screen sharing or using the whiteboard, you and your attendees can use the Annotation tools for drawing, pointing, highlighting, etc. 

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Use the Zoom Chat Function Click Chat to start an in-meeting message with participants in the meeting. Use the dropdown in the chat window to message everyone or a specific participant.  Click here  
Use the Zoom Polling Function Use the polling feature to create multiple choice polling questions for your meetings. 

You will be able to launch the poll during your meeting and gather responses from your attendees. You also have the ability to download a report of polling after the meeting. 

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Place Participants in Breakout Rooms Zoom’s Breakout Room feature allows meeting hosts to automatically or manually split Zoom meetings into up to 50 separate Breakout Rooms. 

Each participant can use audio, video, and screen sharing in Breakout Rooms.

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Record a Meeting in the Cloud Recording Zoom meetings in the cloud. Click here Click here
Place Meeting Participants in a Waiting Room Using Waiting Rooms in Zoom Click here  
View Meeting Reports Access attendance reports and poll reports. Click here  

Interested in using Zoom outside of Canvas, or using Zoom Webinar or Zoom Room? Please refer to the Zoom Knowledge Base

Do you have a question or an issue? Contact us using the Service Desk! 


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