You can manually add courses in your account in the Courses page. Watch a video about courses.
- Courses added manually in Canvas are not linked back to SIS data and are not affected by SIS imports.
- To link a manually created course with an SIS ID, edit the details for a course section.
- Courses can also be added through SIS Imports. Courses added manually in Canvas are not linked back to any SIS data (though they could be by associating an SIS ID) and are not affected by SIS imports.
- The Courses page may display a different layout than shown in this lesson, but the functionality is still the same.
In Global Navigation, click the Admin link , then click the name of the account .
In Course Navigation, click the Courses link.
Note: When you open an account, the account defaults to the Courses page.
Depending on the Courses page display, click the Add New Course button or the Add Course button.
Add Course Details
In the Course Name field , create a name for the course.
In the Reference Code field , create a reference code for the course. The reference code is also known as the short name or course code and is displayed at the top of the Course Navigation Menu and as part of a student's course card in the dashboard. The code is also referenced in the account Courses page.
In the Subaccount menu , select a sub-account for the course. Menu options are based on the sub-accounts already created in your account.
In the Enrollment Term menu , select the term you want to associate with the course. Menu options are based on the terms already created in your account.