Zoom Activity (2): Set up



The Zoom activity acts like a hub for your course that can be used to schedule sessions, start/join meetings, and review reports and recordings. 

This Guide Will Help You to:

  • Add a new Zoom activity

  • Modify the edit settings

  • Seek further assistance

Add a new Zoom activity

  1. Toggle edit mode on

  2. Locate the week or section in which you wish to add the new activity

  3. Select Add an activity or Resource

  4. Choose Zoom

For more information see, Adding an Activity in Moodle ISU [Faculty]

Modify the edit settings


In the Activity Name field, type the name of the Zoom activity. This will display to the students on the course homepage. 

Note: Here are some recommendations of activity names you can use: 

  • Zoom Meetings

  • Zoom Sessions

  • Virtual Meetings

  • Zoom Class and Recordings

Warning: When you set up the Zoom Activity in Moodle on the edit settings page, do not place the Zoom Meeting URL in the "Tool URL" field.


You can ignore this area; for more information, see Privacy


You can ignore this area; Zoom does not send points to the gradebook.

Common Module Settings

Choose whether to Show or Hide the activity

Restrict Access

For more information, see Restrict Access

Activity Completion

For more information, see Activity Completion


For more information see, Using tags

Save Settings

  • Click Save and display to be taken to the Zoom activity.

  • Click Save and return to course to be taken back to the course homepage.

  • Click Cancel to delete the activity and return to the homepage of the course.

Seek Further Assistance

For additional assistance please contact, ITRC at (208) 282 5880 or itrc@isu.edu

For more information please visit, Zoom Help Center:


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