How do I select a language for my Canvas Student ePortfolio?

US English is the default language for Canvas Student ePortfolios, but you can elect to view the ePortfolio interface in Australian English, UK English, or one of six additional languages:

  • Spanish (Español)
  • German (Deutsch)
  • Dutch (Nederlands)
  • French (Français)
  • Norwegian (Bokmål)
  • Portuguese (Português)

Open Settings

To open user settings, click the Me icon in the toolbar [1], and then, click the Settings link [2].

Select Language

Scroll to the bottom of the settings page. To select an English option, click the appropriate link [1].  

To view additional language options, click the More Options icon [2]. Then select a language from the list [3].

View Translation

The ePortfolio displays in the new language.

Note:  Profile information displays in the language in which you entered it; it does not translate if you change the Canvas Student ePortfolios interface to display a differemt language.