Microsoft Teams is now enabled in Canvas!

What we’ve all been waiting for is finally here! Microsoft and Canvas have launched the Teams integration in Canvas!

When Microsoft Teams Meetings for Canvas is enabled, the Teams Meetings icon will be enabled in the Rich Content Editor in several areas within Canvas. Supported feature areas include Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Classic Quizzes, and the Calendar. Students may also be able to use this tool in the Rich Content Editor within a group.

To open Microsoft Teams Meetings, click the “plug” icon, and then select Microsoft Teams Meetings from the list. Depending on your specific toolbar, the “plug” icon may be under the “three dots” icon which enables a drop down menu containing additional tools.

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Notes:

  • The Microsoft Teams Meetings LTI will only display for events created in course calendars. Personal calendars are not supported.
  • The Microsoft Teams Meetings LTI will not display in the Rich Content Editor for New Quizzes.

When Microsoft Teams Meetings is opened from the Rich Content Editor, the user will need to sign in to their Microsoft account by clicking the Sign in button. They can then create a conference link by clicking the Create meeting link button.

Note: You may need to periodically log in to Microsoft if you are adding multiple links to Canvas.

Enter a name for the meeting in the Name field. If desired, select a meeting start date and time and end date and time. The date and time fields are not required and can be different from the information displayed in Canvas.

To create the meeting link, click the Create button.

When students click the link in Calendar, they will have the option to join as a guest or as a student, depending on the school settings.

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