Canvas Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Instructors: Start of Fall 2022

Fall 2022 course shells are in Canvas.

Please see below for information about Fall 2022 Course availability, Canvas import instructions, and Course Combine requests.  

  • Canvas courses are scheduled to be available to students from August 22nd until January 18th if you have published the course.  
    •  If you need students to have access to your courses earlier or later, please follow these instructions.



  • Instructors have access to past courses; they are located in the “Past Enrollments” section in Canvas (found under the Courses link > All Courses) Canvas left menu with "Courses" selected, then Selecting "all Courses"
  • If you do not see your course in Canvas, first confirm that you are listed as the instructor for the course on the Registrar’s Course Information page. This needs to happen before you are added in Canvas. If you are listed in the Course Information page and you still don’t see your course or notice missing or dropped students, please let us at Instructional Technology know. 


  • For course combine requests, please fill out the formCanvas Course Combine by clicking on the “Request Service” button. Canvas Course Combine page with an arrow pointing at the "Request service" button

Get help at our Instructional Technology Drop-In:


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