Integrating Zoom with Google

Currently active faculty, staff, and students have access to paid features with their Michigan Tech Zoom account. Upon leaving the university, your account will switch to a basic plan

Zoom has plug-ins available for GSuite to be used in either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to easily schedule any meeting to be a Zoom meeting. These extensions do not require administrator access or IT to install them for you; you can add them to your browser at any time.

Zoom extensions for Chrome and Firefox

  1. Visit the extensions or add-ons site for your particular browser
  2. Add the extension or add-on, per your browser's instructions.
  3. Log in to Zoom.
  4. Refresh your Google Calendar page.

Zoom for GSuite add on

The Zoom for GSuite add on lets you create a Zoom meeting from Google Calendar or Gmail.

Installing for your own use
You can still install the add-on for your own use. To install, visit the Zoom for GSuite web page. Select the Install button and follow the on-screen instructions. If this is the first time you're using the GSuite plugin, you will be asked to give authorization to Zoom to access GSuite when you use it for the first time.

  1. Sign in to your Google account.
  2. Navigate to the G Suite Marketplace, and search for Zoom.
  3. Click on the Zoom for GSuite add-on.
  4. Click Install then Continue.
  5. Review the terms of service and click Accept.

    Learn more about its use at Zoom for GSuite add on support article.

Make your Google Calendar event a Zoom Meeting

To schedule a Zoom meeting from within Calendar, select the Add video conferencing button to add the conference of your choice. You will have the option to add a Zoom meeting or Google Meet. Note: you must be logged in to add a Zoom meeting.

new event scheduling window

If you receive an error saying that it is unable to authenticate to your account, sign out of your Zoom account then sign back in and refresh your Google Calendar page. If you have any issues, please email Michigan Tech IT or call (906) 487-1111.

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