How do I enable course self-enrollment with a join code or secret URL?
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.
If your Canvas admin has enabled self enrollment for your institution, you can enable self enrollment in your course. Self-enrollment allows a student to sign up for a course using a secret URL or code. Self-enrollment can be enabled for a course whether or not the course is publicly visible.
Note: If you cannot view the options for self enrollment, your admin has disabled this setting for your institution.
View Self-Enrollment Details
Copy and share the provided secret URL .
If your institution has enabled Canvas authentication, which allows students to sign up for a Canvas account, you can also view an alternative sign-up option that includes the account URL and join code .