How To Use Zoom On Canvas As A Student

Zoom is a video conferencing tool that allows you to connect with your classmates and teachers in real-time. As a student, you can use Zoom on Canvas to attend online classes, participate in group discussions, and collaborate with your peers. In this article, we will guide you through the process of using Zoom on Canvas as a student.

Getting Started

To use Zoom on Canvas, you need to have a Canvas account and be enrolled in a course that uses Zoom. Once you are logged into your Canvas account, navigate to the course where you want to use Zoom. Look for the Zoom link or button in the course navigation menu.

Joining a Meeting

When you click on the Zoom link or button, you will be taken to the Zoom meeting page. Here, you can join the meeting by clicking on the “Join” button. You may need to enter your name and email address before joining the meeting.

Sharing Your Screen

If you need to share your screen during the meeting, click on the “Share Screen” button in the toolbar at the bottom of the Zoom window. You can choose which application or desktop you want to share with others.


You can chat with other participants during the meeting by clicking on the “Chat” button in the toolbar. Type your message in the chat box and click on the “Send” button to send it to everyone or just a specific person.


Using Zoom on Canvas as a student is easy and convenient. With Zoom, you can attend online classes, collaborate with your peers, and participate in group discussions from anywhere. By following the steps outlined in this article, you will be able to use Zoom on Canvas like a pro.

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