To use Zoom in GauchoSpace we recommend using the new ZOOM LTI PRO resource.
This article describes the procedure for setting up Zoom meetings on GauchoSpace using the older, but still supported, Zoom (Legacy) activity. This activity previously appeared in the activity chooser as "Zoom Meeting".
For general assistance in using Zoom or to troubleshoot any issues, please see the Zoom help documentation at their website, or Contact ETS with any questions.
In order to use the Zoom activity integration in your GauchoSpace site, you must first log-in at least once to https://ucsb.zoom.us/ in order to create your account.
Log-in to UCSB Zoom using your UCSBnetID and password.
Once you have a UCSB Zoom account created, you will want to download the Zoom application for your desktop and/or mobile device. Please note - in order for your Zoom account to be used in GauchoSpace, both accounts must be using the same email address. Click here to learn how to change your email address in GauchoSpace.
- Log in to GauchoSpace and enter your course site.
- Click Turn editing on.
- Find the week/topic where you would like to add the Zoom Meeting and click Add an activity or resource.
- Choose Zoom meeting.
- Type in the meeting topic and description (if desired) and set the session details, including timing and grade options.
- Click Save and return to course.
Students are be able to view the Zoom activity details by clicking on the Zoom icon in a course. They can join any scheduled sessions there by clicking the Join Meeting link and launching the Zoom application on their machine.
When launching Zoom for the first time, you may be asked to download the Zoom software or to authorize access to the Zoom Launcher Plugin.