How do I use the Announcements Index Page?

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.

The Announcements Index Page allows you to view, filter, and make new announcements for your course.

Open Announcements

Open Announcements

In Course Navigation, click the Announcements link.

Filter Announcements

Filter Announcements

There are a few ways to filter Announcements:

  1. Search for a announcement by typing a announcement title, a user name, or a keyword in the Search title, body, or author field.
  2. Click the Unread button to hide all read announcement and view only the unread announcements.

Perform Bulk Actions

Perform Bulk Actions

Click the checkbox next to the announcement to apply a bulk action such as locking or deleting [1]. Click the Lock button to close all selected announcements to comments [2]. Click the Delete button to delete all selected announcements [3].

Manage Individual Announcements

Manage Individual Announcements

To close or delete the announcement, click the settings icon [1] and select the Close for comments link [2] or Delete link [3].