Instructions For Scheduling/Editing a Webex Meeting For a Canvas Course


How do I schedule/edit a Webex meeting via Canvas in my Canvas course?


Schedule a Meeting

  1. Open your Canvas course and select Settings.

  2. Select the Navigation tab at the top.
  3. Locate Webex and drag it above the text stating “Drag items here to hide them…” and select Save.
  4. From the left navigation, select Home and then Webex.
  5. Select Schedule to start creating an event.
  6. Enter a Name and Description.
  7. Select an option for Repeat:
    • Single creates a single one-time Webex session.
    • Daily allows you to create an event that occurs every day at the same time.
    • Weekly allows you to create an event that happens weekly on one or more days.
    • *If selecting Daily or Weekly, you will need to select a Start and an End Date for the meetings to repeat.
  8. Select the start time for the meeting and a duration.
  9. Select the Host from the list of all instructors.

Edit Advanced Settings of a Meeting

Follow the steps below If you would like to change advanced meeting settings after creating the meeting in Canvas. Please note - your meeting must be created at least 30 minutes prior to the meeting's scheduled start time in order to make these adjustments. 

  1. Navigate to your meeting in Canvas and select Prepare.
  2. When the meeting window opens, close it.
  3. Log in to
  4. Your meeting should now appear in your Webex account and you can edit advanced settings here. 

ITS will decommission the Canvas Webex integration at the end of the Fall 2021 Semester. In response to faculty input, the Canvas Zoom integration was implemented during the Fall 2020 Semester as a replacement for Webex. Faculty who have not yet made the transition to Zoom should prepare to do so in the coming months, which includes the export of videos currently stored in Webex. Visit for more information.  

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.


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