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How do I restore a deleted course in an account?

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 restore a deleted course in an account?

An admin can restore courses that have been reset or deleted. You must know the Course ID number to restore the course. If your instructor cannot locate the Course ID number, you can access the instructor’s user details and look for the Course ID under Page Views. The Course ID can be found by viewing the number at the end of the browser URL of a page view in the deleted course (e.g. account.instructure.com/courses/XXXXXX).

Restoring a course restores the previous course URL and all content. However, enrollments cannot be restored.

Note: Using an SIS ID will not restore a course unless the course was deleted via SIS.

Open Account

Open Account

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

Open Admin Tools

Open Admin Tools

Click the Admin Tools link.

Enter Course ID

Enter Course ID

In the Course ID field [1], enter the Course ID of the course you want to restore. Click the Find button [2].

Restore Course

Restore Course

When the course appears, click the Restore button.

Confirm Course Undelete

Confirm Course Undelete

Canvas will confirm you have restored your course.

To view the course, click the View Course button [1]. To add user enrollments into the course, click the Add Enrollments button [2].

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