How do I make an Announcement?

Announcements are simple to make in Canvas.

Note: In your notification preferences, you can choose to receive notifications for announcements created by you as well as replies to announcements you've created.

Open Announcements

Open Announcements

In Course Navigation, click the Announcements link.

Add Announcement

Click the Add Announcement button.

Create Announcement

Type a title for the announcement in the topic title field [1] and add content in the Rich Content Editor [2].

In the Announcement Options, you can delay the posting of your announcement [3], require students to reply to a post before seeing other replies [4], and enable an announcement podcast feed [5].

Save Announcement

Save Announcement

Click the Save button to post the announcement.

View Announcement

Once you save the announcement, it will appear on the Announcements Index Page.

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