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Creating a Zoom Meeting in a Canvas Course

This document describes how to create a Zoom meeting in Canvas for future or immediate use.

Creating a Zoom Meeting in Canvas

Log into Canvas via

  • Click on a Canvas Course Card
  • Click on Zoom located under Course Navigation

  • Click "Schedule a New Meeting" located at the top of the page
  • On the Schedule a Meeting page enter information in the text fields for:
    • Topic
    • Description (optional)
    • Select a Date a duration 


  • You can also make changes to:
    • Video and Audio settings
    • Meetings Options
    • Add alternative hosts


  • Click Save when finished
    • If the save button is not blue, make sure that you have entered text in the mandatory fields
  • A notification will be sent to students and instructors in the course and it will appear on the course calendar

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If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or

Keywords:Zoom, canvas, meeting, schedule   Doc ID:113147
Owner:Robert C.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2021-08-18 15:10 CDTUpdated:2021-08-24 14:17 CDT
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