Using Zoom within Canvas

Zoom is an online meeting platform for video conferencing, real-time messaging, and content sharing. All California Community College employees may request a Zoom Pro account - ConferZoom - from CCC Confer at no cost. Unlike a free Zoom account, a Zoom Pro account (ConferZoom) will let you schedule meetings for up to 300 attendees with no time limit. Many SJECCD employees use ConferZoom on a regular basis for committee meetings, vendor meetings, and interacting with students in Canvas. Indeed, Zoom is integrated in SJECCD Canvas, however, you will need to request your ConferZoom account first. If you have not used your ConferZoom account in Canvas, now is the time to do so.

A comprehensive handout on how to use Zoom in Canvas can be found in the Files section which is located at the bottom right or by clicking here: Using Zoom in Canvas.

Directions to request a free Zoom Pro account:

  1. Request a ConferZoom account (Zoom Pro) from CCCConfer. You will need to use your district/college email address. There is no cost to you or the district. Do not request a Zoom Pro account through the Zoom website because you will need to pay for it. FYI - Participants do not need a Zoom account to attend a Zoom meeting.
  1. Synch your Canvas account with Zoom. You can do this in any of your courses and only need to synch the accounts once. 

In your course navigation, click the Zoom link and then click on ‘Account Settings’ on the upper right, then on ‘Conferencing Accounts’ on the left side. A green check mark will appear confirming Canvas and Zoom are connected and ready to use.This may take a few seconds to complete the connection. Here is a video link demonstrating the process. See below for how to contact CCC TechConnect for tech support. Visit the ConferZoom website for helpful Guides and additional support resources for using Zoom. 

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