• How do I upload custom JavaScript and CSS files to an account or sub-account?

    In Canvas, you can use the Theme Editor to brand your account. However, if you want to apply additional branding that is currently not supported in the Theme Editor, you can upload custom cascading style sheets (CSS) ...
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  • How do I assign an assignment to a course group?

    You can create a group assignment by using the Group Assignment checkbox. Canvas uses group sets to assign group assignments, and each group within the group set that is assigned to the assignment is required to compl...
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  • How do I add a group set in a course?

    Group sets house the different groups within a course. Before creating a new group set, you may want to view the existing group sets. You can also clone an existing group set. Once you have created a group set, you ca...
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  • Which browsers does Canvas support?

    Because it's built using web standards, Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser. Supported Browsers Canvas supports the current and first previous major rel...
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  • How do I edit or delete discussion replies as a student?

    If your instructor allows, you can edit and delete your own discussion posts. If the edit or delete option does not appear, your instructor has restricted this setting in your course. Note: This setting does not affe...
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  • How do I use Canvas Data files?

    Canvas Data files should be used to create queried reports in ODBC analytics tools. Common tools include Tableau, SQL Workbench/J, Excel, and R. Analytics tools can also access the Redshift database. As part of the Ca...
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  • How do I lock course objects in a blueprint course as an instructor?

    If you are enrolled in a blueprint course as an instructor, you can lock and unlock course objects and sync content for the blueprint course. Depending on your admin's preference, locked objects may include attributes...
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  • How do I upload changes to the Gradebook?

    You can use a CSV file to upload changes to the Gradebook. You can upload information for existing assignments, or you can also use a CSV file to create new assignments in the Gradebook. New assignments will automatic...
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  • How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as a student?

    Canvas includes a set of default notification preferences you can receive for your courses. Notifications are sent to Canvas contact methods as specified in your account. However, you can change the default settings b...
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  • What options can I set in a quiz?

    When you create a quiz, you have a variety of options to choose from within a quiz. Name Quiz     In the Unnamed Quiz field, you can add a name for your quiz. Choose Quiz Details When creat...
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  • How do I view outcomes or student results individually in the Learning Mastery Gradebook?

    The Learning Mastery Gradebook Individual View allows instructors to assess one student and one outcome at a time. Fully accessible to screen readers, this Gradebook view allows instructors to sort by section and outc...
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  • How do I move/copy a question from one question bank to another?

    You can easily move or copy individual questions from one question bank to another. Moving questions removes the question from the original question bank. Copying questions leaves a copy in the original question bank ...
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  • How do I move multiple questions from one question bank to another?

    You can move multiple questions from one question bank to another. When moving multiple questions to a question banks, you will not have the option to leave a copy in the original question bank. If you want to copy yo...
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  • How do I mark discussion replies as read or unread as an instructor?

    By default, as you read new discussion posts, Canvas will mark them as read (changing the indicators from blue to white) as you scroll down the page. However, you can manually mark each posts back to a read or unread ...
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  • What options can I use to regrade a quiz in a course?

    If you accidentally published a quiz that needs to be corrected, you can use quiz regrade to edit existing quiz questions and tell Canvas to recalculate student grades. Quiz regrade only works with specific quiz ques...
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  • How do I give extra credit in a course?

    You can give students extra credit in Canvas using several options. Notes: If you are weighing your assignment groups, please pay attention to how weighted groups can affect the Gradebook if assignments are worth z...
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  • How do I use Roll Call Attendance badges in a course?

    Once you have configured the Attendance tool, Roll Call Badges are a versatile way to make quick notations about your students using the Roll Call attendance tool. For example, you can quickly mark when a student is d...
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  • How do I create a roll call seating chart using the Attendance tool?

    You can drag and drop the students in your course to create a seating chart for your classroom. Once you have created your seating chart, learn how to take roll call in your course. Note: Currently Roll Call does not...
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  • How do I edit sections for an enrollment in a course?

    Once users have been added to your course, you may be able to edit their course section from the People page. This feature allows you to make modifications to course sections without having to delete the section enrol...
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  • How do I run Roll Call Attendance reports in a course?

    You can run reports to review attendance data for your students. This report is sent to your email, where it can be downloaded as a comma separated value (CSV) file. Reports are delivered in a CSV format and display a...
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