How do I change my course name and course code?

Canvas recently introduced a new page design called the New Canvas User Interface (UI). Depending on your Canvas view, your page design may vary from the images shown in this lesson. However, the functionality and location of the components remain the same.

If you have permission from your admin, you can change your course name and course in your course Settings in Canvas.

Open Settings

Open Settings

In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.

Open Course Details

Open Course Details

Click the Course Details tab.

Edit Course Name and Code

Edit Course Name and Code

Edit the course name and code by typing in the name [1] and course code [2] fields.

Note: If you cannot change these fields, contact your admin for assistance.

Update Course Details

Update Course Details

Click the Update Course Details button.

View Changes

View Changes

Your changes will be reflected in the course details.