Teams Meetings in Canvas

Task: Microsoft Teams Meetings is an alternative to Zoom. This article explains how to set up Teams Meetings in Canvas and how to use it.


  1. Note: Zoom is the preferred and supported online meeting application used by all USNH colleges for web conferencing, and is fully integrated into Canvas.

    The Teams meetings LTI app allows educators and students to access and schedule Teams meetings for the class directly from Canvas using desktop, mobile, or web platforms.

    You can use the Teams meetings app with or without the Teams Classroom app. Think of it as a shortcut to your meeting space where you can view past & upcoming meetings, schedule individual or recurring meetings, and join the Teams meetings related to the course with a few clicks right in Canvas.

    Setting Up Teams Meetings in Canvas
  2. Log into Canvas and open the course in which you wish to add Teams Meetings.
  3. Select Settings from the course navigation menu. 
  4. Canvas Settings in navigation

  5. Select the Integrations tab that appears.
  6. Enable Microsoft Sync by setting the toggle to on.
  7. Click on the Sync Now button to create the course Team which is linked to your Canvas course.
  8. Microsoft Sync in Canvas

  9. Select the Navigation Tab.
  10. Drag and drop the Microsoft Teams Meetings item from the bottom to top section and select Save when done.
  11. Select Microsoft Teams Meetings in the course navigation to open the app.
  12. Add Teams Meetings to Navigation in Canvas


    Using Teams Meetings in Canvas
  13. Open the Teams Meetings app. The default view is the agenda view, which shows all currently scheduled meetings for your course.
  14. Teams Meetings agenda view

  15. To Schedule a Meeting, Select the New meeting button.
  16. New Meeting options

  17. Add a Title so your students know what the meeting is for/about.
  18. You can add individual students, or add the entire class with one click.
  19. Set the date and time of your meeting, and whether you want your meeting to be a recurring event.
  20. You can add a physical location if your meeting is hybrid!
  21. Add details to your meeting to let students know what to bring, or prepare for class. You can attach a document, insert media, or link to resources or even modules in your course.
  22. When you are done entering details, select save to schedule your meeting and send notifications to your selected recipients.
    Need more information about using Teams meetings? 
  24. MS Teams Meetings for Educators and Students (


How to access Microsoft Teams Meetings as a backup to Zoom, this explains how to access Team Meetings in Canvas and how to use it

Further reading:

MS Teams Meetings for Educators and Students (

Need additional help?

Please fill out this Canvas webform with as much detail as possible, or contact the ET&S Help Desk team on your local campus.


Article ID: 4329
Tue 2/1/22 2:14 PM
Fri 4/8/22 3:34 PM
Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)
USNH System Office

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