Faculty have the ability to add a link to Zoom in their myLesley course or community. The Zoom tool link will then launch Zoom in a new window allowing you to sign in and schedule Zoom meetings for you and your students. 


Zoom tool links can be added to your myLesley course menu or within a content section. 


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Add Zoom Link to Your Course Menu

Adding a Zoom tool link to your course menu is probably the easiest way for everyone to locate and attend Zoom meetings if you plan to have more than one throughout your course. 


To add the Tool Link, click the Add Menu Item button at the top left corner of the course menu. add menu item button in course menu


Select Tool Link from the menu.

click Tool Link


Give your link a Name and select Zoom Meeting from the Type drop-down list. Make sure Available to Users is checked. Click Submit to save your changes.

Add Tool Link interface


Click on the link you created to launch Zoom in a new window. 


Click Schedule a New Meeting to create new meetings or click Start or Join to join a meeting.
Zoom meeting scheduler screenshot




Add Zoom Link in a Content Area of Your Course

You may prefer to create a link to your Zoom meetings within other course materials to provide context on what you will be covering during the meeting. 


To begin, navigate to your content area of your course where you wish to add the Zoom link. Click on the Tools link a the top of the page. Then click More Tools and then click on Zoom Meeting.Add Tools menu in myLesley


Enter a Link Name, optional description, and set Available to Yes. Then click Submit.

Create Link interface



Your Zoom Meeting tool link will be added to the bottom of the content area. Click on the tool link to launch Zoom in a new window. 


Click Schedule a New Meeting to create new meetings or click Start or Join to join a meeting.
Zoom meeting scheduler screenshot