Webex Transition Information

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.

The information on this page is designed to help users through this transition and provide information and documentation on using Zoom in Canvas. Learn more about Zoom.


Webex in Canvas Decommission Resources


Zoom cloud recordings expire and are automatically deleted after 120 days. To retain cloud recordings past 120 days, please download and save them to an alternative online storage tool. We recommend uploading videos directly to Canvas using the Rich Content Editor. 


Decommision Communication Log

Delivery Date: April 12, 2021

Audience: All Faculty

Subject: Canvas Webex integration to be decommissioned end of Fall 2021 Semester

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. ITS will provide additional details regarding Zoom training and assistance later this month. 

Please direct any questions regarding this decommission and transition to ITS.

Delivery Date: April 22, 2021

Audience: Targeted list of Webex in Canvas users

Subject: Update: Fall 2021 Canvas Webex Decommission

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. Export instructions and additional information is available on the BGSU Webex webpage which can be reviewed by selecting the Webex Transition button on the ITS homepage. 

Please direct any questions regarding this decommission and transition to ITS. 

Delivery Date: 4/21, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/9, 6/23, 7/7, 7/21

Audience: Faculty/Staff

Subject: Update: Fall 2021 Canvas Webex Decommission

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. Export instructions and additional information is available at www.bgsu.edu/webex

Questions? Contact ITS at 419-372-0999 or ITSchat.bgsu.edu.

Delivery Date: 4/21/21 - 7/31/21

Audience: Faculty

Subject: Update: Fall 2021 Canvas Webex Decommission

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. Export instructions and additional information is available at www.bgsu.edu/webex

Questions? Contact ITS at 419-372-0999 or ITSchat.bgsu.edu.