Inviting a Guest Speaker to a Video Conference

These directions are for faculty.  They work whether you're creating a new video conference in Canvas or editing a pre-existing meeting on the video conference tab of a Canvas Site.

Inviting a Guest to a Video Conference Scheduled within Canvas

It is easy to share your video conference information with a guest speaker right from Canvas. This article assumes you are using Zoom for your video conference.

Keep in mind that only the meeting owner can edit a meeting.

If you've scheduled your Zoom meeting within Canvas it is very easy to get an invitation link to share with a guest:

Inviting a Guest  Outside of Canvas

You can gather the information needed to invite your guest speaker to your video conference scheduled via

Zoom meetings you scheduled via Canvas will also show up listed in

Best Practices

Following these best practices will help ensure a trouble-free guest experience.


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