Moodle: How to Add Zoom to a Course


Adding Zoom to your Snap-Themed 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 in the drop down menu under Preconfigured Tool.

Zoom activity name and preconfigured tool selection


Please note: (If non-graded participation, click the Privacy link seen below Preconfigured tool and un-check Accept grades from the tool). 

privacy tab with accept grades unchecked


5. Now, click Save and display.

Save and display


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. Content recorded by faculty or staff will only be retained for 365 days.


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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