How do I view Announcements as a student?

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The Announcements Index Page allows you to view and filter announcements in your course.

Open Announcements

Open Announcements

In Course Navigation, click the Announcements link.

View Announcements

  View Announcement

In Announcements, you can view all the announcements in your course.

Announcements are listed in reverse chronological order with the newest appearing first and the older announcements appearing towards the bottom.

Each announcement includes the title of the announcement [1], the picture of the user who posted the announcement [2], an unread indicator near unread announcements [3], the announcement post date [4], and the number of unread/total replies in the announcement [5].

Note: If an announcement shows the letter U in place of a profile picture, the announcement was imported or copied from another course in Canvas. Additionally, copied announcements do not include a posted date and time.

Filter Announcements

Filter Announcements

To view only unread or all announcements, use the filter drop-down menu [1]. Additionally, to search for an announcement, you can type an announcement title, a user name, or a keyword in the Search field [2].

View External Feeds

View External Feeds

To view all External Feeds and subscribe to the RSS feed, click the External feeds link.

View Announcement

View Announcement

To view an announcement, click the name of the announcement.

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