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Adding a Zoom link to your Blackboard Course

All NUI Galway staff and students have access to the Zoom video conferencing platform. Zoom is a video conferencing system that can be used through a computer or mobile app and allows users to connect online for video calls, conference meetings, live chat and webinars.

How do I access Zoom ?

You can access your NUI Galway, Zoom account through the apps in your Office 365 account or directly from https://nuigalway-ie.zoom.us/

To login to Zoom directly, please enter your Campus Account credentials, similar to your Office 365 login.

Staff:log in using staffid@nuigalway.ie(e.g. 0123456s@nuigalway.ie)

Students:log in using your email address (e.g. j.smith1@nuigalway.ie)

How do I add Zoom to Blackboard course?

If you have already accessed your account using the steps above, you can also add Zoom to your Blackboard Course, using the following steps.

1. Go to your Blackboard module and on the Menu, look for the + icon and select Tool Link

2. Add a name and select Zoom Meeting from the drop down list

3. Be sure to select the Available to Users checkbox.

How do I schedule my meeting?

You can then Schedule a New Meeting on Zoom

For Zoom support on scheduling please visit the Zoom support webpage - https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us

What do my students see?

When your students access the link on Blackboard, they are brought to a similar page, where they can see and join any upcoming meetings for the course.

More information

More information and support is available from the ISS Zoom Webpage.

For Zoom support please visit the Zoom support webpage  - https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us