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

Click the Announcements link.

Make Announcement Button

Click the Make an 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].

Add New Announcement

Add New Announcement

Click the Save button to post the announcement.

View Announcement

Once you save the announcement, it will show up on the announcements page.

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