What course settings do I have control over? (Typical SIS integration)

As an administrator, you have multiple settings you can control and change in your Canvas course.

Open Settings

Open Settings

In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.

View Course Settings

You can view and edit the course settings by clicking the Edit Course Details button.

Edit Start and End Dates

Edit Start and End Dates

You can edit the start and end dates of the course by selecting the Calendar icon [1]. Select the date you wish the course to start or end by clicking on the day [2].

Note: In your end date, if you do not set a time, or you set the end time to midnight, a warning icon will appear notifying you that the date prior to the set end date will be the last available day in the course. For instance, if the course were set to end Dec 12, the last full available date for the course would be Dec 11.

Limit Course Availability

Limit Course Availability

Click the Users can only participate in the course between these dates checkbox to limit course availability. This will override the default institution term availability dates.

Note: Selecting this checkbox will place the course in an enrolled user's Future Enrollment course section until the start date of the course. If the checkbox is not selected and the course is published before the start date, an enrolled user will be able to access the course.

Set Language

Set Language

Select which language your course will be displayed in by clicking on the language drop-down menu and clicking on the language you prefer.

Enable Course Grading Scheme

Enable Course Grading Scheme

Select the Enable course grading scheme checkbox to enable a course grading scheme.

Set License

Set License

Click the license drop-down menu, and select which license you want to apply to your course by clicking the license title.

Set Visibility

Set Visibility

Click the Make the syllabus for this course publicly visible checkbox [1] to make the syllabus public. Click the Make this course publicly visible checkbox [2] to create a public course.

Set Student Options

Set Student Options

You can change student options by clicking the More Options link and selecting the appropriate checkbox.

Update Course Details

Update Course Details

Click the Update Course Details button to update the course settings.

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