Enabling your UM System Zoom account in a Canvas site

Instructors wanting to use their UM System Zoom account in their Canvas site will need to enable the Zoom button in the site's course navigation menu.

  1. Log in with your username and password to Canvas.
  2. Select the Canvas site where you want to use Zoom.
  3. On the course navigation menu, select the Settings button.
  4. Select the Navigation tab (See Fig. 1).
    red arrow pointing to the navigation tab in course settingsFigure 1: Select the Navigation tab on the top of the page.
  5. Locate the Zoom button on the lower half of the page (See Fig 2).
    red arrow pointing at zoom in the item listFigure 2: Locate the Zoom button.
  6. Select the More icon (three stacked dots) and select the Enable option from the drop-down list (See Fig. 3).
    red arrow pointing to enable in the zoom optionsFigure 3: Select Enable to move the button to the top section of the page.
  7. The button is now enabled.
  8. Optionally, position the button where you want it to appear in the course navigation menu. Select the button and drag it to the new location.
  9. Select Save button on the bottom of the page.

If you already have scheduled Zoom meetings from a different Zoom account, you will need to recreate them in your Zoom button.


Modified on: Tue, Jan 31, 2023 at 11:57 AM

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