When is my course available? Accessing Canvas Courses

Courses become available at different times, depending on your role in the course. 

Faculty Canvas Access

  • Faculty will have access to Canvas courses one full term before they are taught.
  • Courses auto-conclude on the Friday after grades are due.
  • A concluded course becomes read-only.
  • Faculty can override the term dates by setting start and end dates within Canvas. 

 

Student Canvas Access

  • Students gain access to their Canvas courses on the first day of the term, after the course has been published by the instructor.
  • Courses auto-conclude for students on the Friday after grades are due.
  • A concluded course becomes read-only.
  • If you do not see your course in Canvas it may not be published.
  • Check the 'Courses' menu and click on 'All Courses' to see all courses.

 

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