Zoom - How to set up a Course Room with Zoom in Canvas

This document describes how to set up an ongoing Zoom room for your course.

If you want to set up an ongoing, fixed url, fixed ID Zoom room that can be joined at any time for your course, please follow these simple steps.

  1. First, select Zoom in your Course Navigation Bar.
    Canvas sidebar with Zoom highlighted
  2. Select Schedule a New Meeting in the upper right of the screen
    Zoom Canvas page shown with Schedule A New Meeting highlighted
  3. Enter a descriptive title, such as Math 101 Course Room
  4. Check the box next to Recurring meeting. Then, under Recurrence select NoFixed Time.
    Time Zone Settings shown with Recurrence-NoFixed Time highlighted
  5. If you want students to be able to use the room without you or another instructor being present, check the box next to Enable join before host.
    Meeting Options shown with Enable join before host highlighted

For more information about setting up Zoom rooms to fit your use case, please see Zoom - FAQ For Instructors

Also, if you would like an instructional technology consultant to help you determine the best way to set up and use Zoom for your instructional use case, please contact the DoIT Help Desk and ask to meet with a consultant.




Keywords:Learn@UW, template, course room ongoing main class office hours standing   Doc ID:110756
Owner:Andrew M.Group:Learn@UW-Madison
Created:2021-05-11 15:43 CDTUpdated:2021-08-20 10:20 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Learn@UW-Madison
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