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How do I view all my Canvas courses as an instructor?

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 view all my Canvas courses as an instructor?

After logging into Canvas, you can view your current courses. You may also be able to view past and future enrollment courses in Canvas.

Note: Some institutions may restrict the option to view or access future enrollment courses before the start date and/or access concluded courses after the course has ended.

Open Courses

Open Courses

In Global Navigation, click the Courses link [1], then click the All Courses link [2].

View Courses

Courses are organized into All Courses [1], Past Enrollments [2], Future Enrollments [3], and Groups [4].

Courses and groups are sorted alphabetically by course or group name.

View All Courses

All Courses are courses that are part of the current semester or term. However, depending on access settings for a course, My Courses can also display courses that have not yet started or are unpublished.

Courses that are available to you are listed in blue text [1]. These courses have been published and include a link to the course. To open a course, click the name of the course. Courses that are within the current term dates but are not yet available are listed in black text [2]. These courses have not been published.

You can also view any nicknames you have created for courses [3].

If a course includes a term date [4], the term date displays next to the course name.

Each course includes your enrollment status [5]. Statuses can be student, teacher, TA, observer, designer, or a custom role as created by your institution.

The published status for each course displays in the Published column [6]. Unpublished courses display a gray background [7]. The gray background does not display for unpublished courses in past or future enrollments.

In the All Courses section, you can customize the courses list and mark courses as favorites [8]. Favorite courses display in the Card View Dashboard.

View Past Enrollments

Courses under the Past Enrollments heading are courses that have concluded but are still available as a read-only archived course. Prior users can view course material and grades but cannot submit any assignments.

Note: Some institutions may not allow past enrollments to display in the Courses page.

View Future Enrollments

Future Enrollments are courses that will be made available as part of an upcoming term or specific course start date.

Future courses may be published or unpublished. However, some institutions may restrict instructors from accessing courses before the term begins. If a future course does not include a link [1], the course cannot be viewed until the term start date.

If a future course does include a link [2], you can access the course before the term start date.

Note: Some institutions may not allow future enrollments to display in the Courses page.

View Groups

If you are enrolled in groups, the Groups section displays any groups within your current courses. You can view all your groups in your groups list.

Find Course ID

Fnnd Course ID

You can locate your Course ID number at the end of your course URL (e.g.,

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