Canvas Course and User Management

These articles contain information on how to manage your course site and it's users in Canvas.

Canvas Course and User Management

Canvas course sites are created automatically and their users (students, instructors, etc.) are added automatically with information from SIS.  Some things ...
Thu, Oct 13, 2022 at 8:44 AM

Using the Canvas Request System

The Canvas Request System can be used to: Request a Course Combo to combine Canvas course sections and cross-listed courses Edit a previously completed C...
Fri, Sep 30, 2022 at 1:18 PM

Adding Users to a Canvas Course using the CRS

Note: You can only add an Observer or Course Coordinator to a registrar course. For any other level of access you must get Registrar approval and send that ...
Fri, Sep 30, 2022 at 1:11 PM

Enrolling users in your Canvas site

Enrolling Instructors and TAs in a registrar course Anyone with an instructional responsibility in a course has to be listed with the class in the Schedule...
Fri, Sep 2, 2022 at 9:00 AM

Enrolling external users in your Canvas site

There are a variety of reasons why you may need to enroll an external to UMSystem user into your Canvas site. This article describes some common situations ...
Tue, Oct 25, 2022 at 10:27 AM

Adding a test student to your Canvas course

Instructors may use the Canvas Request System, in combination with a Cirrus identity account, to add a test student to their Canvas course sites.  Though th...
Fri, Sep 2, 2022 at 10:18 AM

Requesting a self enroll Canvas course

Please email teachingtools@umsystem.edu with the following information: The link to your Canvas organization site (If you have not created one yet, please...
Fri, Sep 30, 2022 at 10:35 AM

Importing content from another Canvas site

Your Canvas course shell will only contain some standard syllabus information. If you want to reuse materials from a previous semester, you will need to i...
Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 10:22 AM

Completing a course combo using the CRS

This documentation will walk you through creating a Course Combo, combining two or more sections into one course in Canvas. First, you will select a Parent ...
Tue, Jun 7, 2022 at 2:30 PM

Editing a Course Combo using the CRS

Follow the below steps to make changes to a previously completed course combo.  You can edit the Parent or Child course or rename the Parent course as it di...
Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 10:18 AM

Incomplete/delayed grade FAQ

This FAQ addresses commonly asked questions after arranging for a student continued access to your Canvas site for an incomplete or delayed grade after the ...
Mon, Jul 18, 2022 at 9:12 AM

Using a Cirrus Identity Canvas account

Cirrus identity accounts may be used for non-university affiliated, external users to gain access to Canvas with all levels of access, except for Teacher. ...
Fri, Sep 2, 2022 at 9:01 AM

Creating a Cirrus identity Canvas account

Step 1: Create an account Click Alternative Login on the Missouri Online login page (See, Fig. 1). Figure 1:  Canvas alternative login Select to use an e...
Mon, Sep 19, 2022 at 12:56 PM

Changing your Cirrus identity password

There are two ways to change a password for a Canvas account created through Cirrus Identity for a Canvas course. It depends on how you created your Canvas ...
Mon, Sep 19, 2022 at 12:06 PM

Accessing your Canvas Catalog course

Go to UMSystem Canvas to login and access your course. Click Alternative Login on the Canvas login page (See, Fig. 1). Figure 1: Canvas login options Se...
Tue, Mar 15, 2022 at 9:31 AM