Adding Zoom to a Bb Course

Adding Zoom – step-by-step tutorial .pdf file

Zoom allows you to hold live, virtual meetings with your students. This can include class meetings and office hours.


  1. Open Blackboard and navigate to the Lessons page of the course where you want to add Zoom. Click on the Tools option at the top.
    Tools Link on the Lessons page
  2. At the bottom of the list, click More Tools, then choose Zoom, from the right column.More Tools > Zoom”></a></li><li>If you want to change the name of the link, change it in the first box.<a href=Change the Link Name
  3. Add information or a description to the Text box. This is a good place to remind students how the virtual meetings will be conducted.
    Add a description to the link
  4. If you want to change the other options you can, otherwise, Submit.
    Other Options and Submit
  5. Once you submit, the Zoom link will appear at the bottom of the Lessons page. You can move it where you want it to appear on the screen. Our recommendation would be to move it to the top.Link appears on the Lessons Page

That’s all there is to adding Zoom to Blackboard. Next up…adding meeting rooms!