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How do I manage user role permissions for a Canvas Studio site as an admin?

As a Studio admin, you can manage user role permissions.

Sign in to Studio Site

Sign in to Studio Site

In a browser window, enter the URL of your Studio account [1].

In the Email field [2], enter your email address. This is the email address where you received your invitation to create an Studio password.

In the Password field [3], enter your password. If you forgot your password, click the Forgot password? link [4].

Click the Sign In button [5].


  • Studio sites follow a URL structure of [your institution name]
  • If your institution enables Canvas authentication, you can log into your Studio site with your Canvas credentials.

Open Studio Settings

Open Studio Settings

Click the Navigation Menu icon [1], then click the Studio Settings link [2].

Open Permissions

To view user role permissions, click the Permissions tab [1].

The table displays the name of the permission [2] and the default user role names [3].

Edit User Role Names

To edit a user role name, hover your cursor next to the name and click the Edit icon.

Edit User Role Name

Type a name in the user role name field and press the Return or Enter key.

Set User Role Permissions

To enable or disable a permission for a specific a user role, click the toggle button [1]. The toggle button displays as off if the permission is disabled for a user role [2].