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User Summary: Canvas Observers/Students (2021-07-17)

User Summary: Canvas Observers/Students (2021-07-17)

This document highlights default features in the current Canvas web release for your user role. The date of this document indicates when the included features will be available in the production environment. Unless otherwise indicated, features are already available in the beta environment.


Default Feature Videos


This section includes videos that highlight default release features that directly impacts your user role. Not all default features may include a video.


SMS Notifications End of Life {July 31}

SMS Notifications for Announcements and Grading have been removed from Canvas. Additionally, the SMS column has been removed from the Notifications page.

No video is currently available for this feature. 


Maintenance Windows Enforcement {July 15}

Regular maintenance windows will be implemented every two weeks, and Canvas may be unavailable.

This feature was previously introduced in the 2021-05-15 release.

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