How To Add Zoom To Blackboard

Blackboard is a widely utilized learning management platform adopted by numerous academic organizations. It facilitates interaction, resource sharing, and collaboration online between instructors and students. Among its key functionalities is the integration of Zoom meetings straight into your course. This article will guide you through incorporating Zoom into Blackboard.

Step 1: Log in to Blackboard

The first step is to log in to your Blackboard account. Once you are logged in, navigate to the course where you want to add a Zoom meeting. Click on the “Course Tools” button and select “Zoom” from the drop-down menu.

Step 2: Create a Meeting

The next step is to create a new Zoom meeting. Click on the “Create Meeting” button and fill in the necessary details such as the meeting title, date, time, and duration. You can also customize the settings for the meeting such as enabling or disabling chat, allowing participants to join before the host, and more.

Step 3: Add Meeting to Blackboard

Once you have created the Zoom meeting, you can add it to your Blackboard course. Click on the “Add to Course” button and select the appropriate course from the drop-down menu. You can also choose whether to make the meeting visible to students or not.

Step 4: Share Meeting Link with Students

After adding the Zoom meeting to your Blackboard course, you can share the meeting link with your students. Click on the “Share” button and copy the meeting link. You can then paste the link into an announcement or email to your students.


Adding Zoom to Blackboard is a simple process that can greatly enhance the learning experience for both teachers and students. By following these steps, you can easily create and share Zoom meetings with your class. Remember to always test your meeting settings before sharing them with your students to ensure a smooth and successful online learning experience.