At a Glance

In this guide for teaching teams, you’ll learn how to to edit and delete meetings through the Zoom integration in your Canvas course.

When applicable, Sloan Technology Services (STS) will schedule Zoom lecture meetings on your behalf prior to the start of the term. If you have any changes, use the Zoom Scheduling Host Change Request Form to request a change.

As the Zoom Scheduling Host, you can edit meetings (e.g. Change meeting time, add alternative hosts) or delete a meeting. Meetings that you can edit or delete will be listed as a blue link.
View as the Zoom Scheduling Host

If you are NOT the Zoom Scheduling Host, the meeting title will be listed as black text. If you want to make changes, contact the person listed below the meeting title (e.g. Host Professor Ivor Thompson) so they can make changes on your behalf.
View when not the Zoom Scheduling Host

Edit a Zoom Meeting as the Zoom Scheduling Host

If the meeting is recurring, changes to an individual meeting will apply to all recurrences.

To change a single recurrence, delete the existing meeting for that day, and create a new meeting in its place.

  1. In your Canvas course, click on Zoom in the Course Navigation Menu.
    Screenshot of Zoom link in the Course Navigation Menu
  2. Click on the title of Zoom meeting. Note: If the meeting is recurring, it will say “Recurring” next to the date.
    Click on Title of Zoom Meeting
  3. Click the Edit this Meeting button.
    Click on Edit this meeting
  4. Adjust meeting details as needed (e.g. Time, Date, Duration, Alternative Host), leaving all other meeting settings untouched.
    • Warning: Do not change the password once it has been set for the following reasons:
      • any changes will apply to the entire recurrence; and
      • the Zoom Meeting link will change.
  5. Click the Save button.
    Click Save

Delete a Zoom Meeting as the Zoom Scheduling Host

Note: If the meeting is recurring, you can delete a single meeting or the entire series.

  1. In your Canvas course, click on Zoom in the Course Navigation Menu.
    Screenshot of Zoom link in the Course Navigation Menu
  2. Click on the title of Zoom meeting. Note: If the meeting is recurring, it will say “Recurring” next to the date.
  3. Locate the meeting you want to delete and click the Delete button.
    Click on Delete
  4. Confirm the deletion by doing the following:
    • If the meeting is NOT recurring, click Delete to confirm.
      Confirm Delete Non-Recurring
    • If the meeting is recurring, click Delete just this occurrence [1] to delete a single meeting or click Delete all of the occurrences [2] to delete the entire series.
      Confirm Delete for one occurrence or all occurrences