How Do I Publish a Canvas Course?


How do I publish a Canvas Course?


  1. Select Settings from the left navigation.
  2. Select Course Details from the top of the screen.
  3. Enter a Start Date.
    • If you wish for your students to have immediate access to the course, set the Start Date to now or a day in the past.
    • If you wish for your site to be published and accessible on a future date you may do so here. 
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Update Course Details.
  5. Select Home from the left navigation and then select the Publish course button at the top right of the screen.
    • The Publish button will turn green when successfully published.
  6. If you have not set a homepage you will be prompted to do so before the course can be published. If you are prompted, please select an option from the prompt.  

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.


Article ID: 100402
Mon 3/9/20 4:24 PM
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