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How do I add an account-level role in the Permissions page?

Find your school's Canvas URL

To find your school or institution's Canvas URL, begin typing the name of your school/institution. Results will appear after you type at least 3 characters. For best results be as specific as possible. If you can't find your school, try using any part of your school's name or searching for your school district or state. You may also need to search for the school using the acronym or full name, for example "USU" and "Utah State University".

How do I add an account-level role in the Permissions page?

You can create account-level roles in Canvas.

Account roles are granted to each Canvas admin and define the type of access each admin has in the account. You can create custom account-level roles depending on the needs of your institution.

Once a role is created, you can add administrative users and manage account-level permissions.

Note: When you change a permission, it can sometimes take 30 minutes or longer for that permission to take effect. If the expected changes do not appear immediately, try again after some time has passed.

Open Account

Open Account

In Global Navigation, click the Admin link [1], then click the name of the account [2].

Open Permissions

Open Permissions

In Account Navigation, click the Permissions link.

Open Account Roles

Open Account Roles

Click the Account Roles tab.

Add Role

Add Role

Click the Add Role button.

Add Role Name

Add Role Name

In the Role Name field, type the name of the new role.

Save Role

Save Role

Click the Save button.

View Account Role

View Account Role

View the new account-level role.

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