Moodle: How to Add Zoom to a Course


While Moodle 3.7 is ready for Fall courses, GROK articles are still being updated. Please bear with our progress.
For more information, please see the following link:

Adding Zoom to your Moodle Course

1. Login to Moodle and choose the course to which you wish to add Zoom.

2. Click Create a learning activity.

Create learning activity button


3. Click External Tool.

External tool selection 


4. Enter the desired Activity name, and select Zoom Web Meeting in the Preconfigured Tool drop down menu.

Zoom conference activity name and options

Please note: (If non-graded participation, un-check accept grades from tool under the Privacy menu) 


5. Now, click Save and display.

Save and display button


6. The next page displays the Show my course meetings only check box; if you check this and refresh the page, the list view will show only meetings for the current course. If unchecked, you will see the list of Zoom meetings for all of your Moodle courses.

show my course meetings only - zoom conference


7. Using the tab All My Zoom Meetings/Recordings will allow you to view any meeting regardless of if it is in Moodle. Students will only see meetings for the current course.

all my zoom meetings tab


Support & Training

Support and training for Moodle is available via the Faculty Technology Center at For more information, please see the following article: Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview

Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of training sessions, as well as to register for a slot, please see

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