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Why can't I access my Course as a student?

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".

Why can't I access my Course as a student?

Sometimes there are a few reasons why you cannot access your courses.

  • If you are self-enrolling in a course using a join code or URL, you may not have completed the registration process. Check your email for information from your instructor as to how to enroll in your course.
  • If your institution enrolled you in your course, your enrollment may not have been set up properly. Please contact your instructor(s) for assistance.
  • Each course is associated with a specific participation date. Depending on the date associated with the course, you may not yet be able to view your course.
  • Courses must be published by your institution before you can access them. If a course is not accessible to you in your course list, it may not be published.
  • Access to concluded courses may be restricted by your institution.
  • Confirm your browser is up to date. Outdated browsers cannot support Canvas courses.
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