Canvas Support Documents

If you still have questions after reading the FAQs below, you can look into these other resources:
  • Open Canvas and click on the  icon. Here you can access MyCanvas Teacher, 24 Hour Canvas Support, and more.
  • Check out the Canvas Guides, a repository of official Canvas support articles.
  • Visit the Online Learning Team (OLT) in Ross 306 or email

ISUComm Canvas FAQs

Beginning and End of Semester Tasks

How to Enroll Students –

How to Import 150/250 Template from Commons –

How to Submit Grades –

How to Import Courses from Moodle to Canvas –

How to Create a Class Email List Outside of Canvas –


How to Add an Announcement in a Course –

How to Edit an Announcement in a Course –


How to Give Extra Credit –

How to Add or Edit Details in an Assignment –

How to Use the Assignments Index Page –


How to Use the Attendance Tool –


How to Create a Discussion as an Instructor –

How to Assign a Graded Discussion to Everyone in a Course –

How to Create a Group Discussion in a Course –


How to Use the Gradebook –

How to Sort Columns in the Gradebook –

How to Get to Speedgrader from the Gradebook –

How to Hide Grades for Individual Assignments from Students in the Gradebook –

How to Hide Total Grades from Students –

How to Hide Grade Distributions for Total Grades from Students –


How to Edit a Page in a Course –

How to Retrieve/Recover a Deleted Page –

Peer Review

How to Use the Peer Review Tool –


How to Use Scheduler –

How to Add a Scheduler Appointment Group in the Scheduler Page –

How to Sign up for a Scheduler Appointment in the Scheduler Page –


How to Enter and Edit Grades in Speedgrader –

How to Use a Rubric to Grade in Speedgrader –

Grade Notifications

How do I set the grade posting policy for assignments? –

How do I hide grades for an assignment? –

Student View

How to view the course as a student sees it –