How do I set a license for my course and make it publicly visible?

You can set a license for your course and make it publicly visible in your course Settings.

To learn more about visibility options, view the Canvas Course Visibility Options PDF.

Open Settings

Open Settings

In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.

Open Course Details

Open Course Details

Click the Course Details tab.

Open Licensing Menu

Open Licensing Menu

Click the license drop-down menu [1] to view licensing options.

Note: Click the Question Mark icon [2] to learn more about the different options.

View Content Licensing Help

View Content Licensing Help

After clicking the Question Mark icon, you can choose what type of license you want for your course.

Select License

Select License

From the drop-down menu, click the license name to set your license option.

Set Visibility

Set Visibility

Click the Make this course publicly visible checkbox.

Note: The Make this course publicly visible option and Make this course visible to authenticated users option cannot be used together. The first option will override the second so the course will always remain public, even when the user is not logged in.

Update Course Details

Update Course Details

Click the Update Course Details button.