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Canvas sites are created automatically each term through District IT, typically seven weeks before the start of the term.
Due to complexities with FERPA compliance, a risk of lost course materials, and technology integration issues, our district no longer allows Canvas combination requests. See the 4CD Guidance on Combined Shells for more, including time-saving tips for using “copy to” to quickly share content between course shells.
Students will not see your Canvas shell until:
If you want students to have access prior to the course start date, you can change your course and section date settings from the default term dates to course dates you specify. Students should not participate in a course outside of term dates, so please limit access to view only if you choose to do this.
Sandbox courses are available for faculty to work on course design, for departments, and for faculty training needs. Please email Anne Kingsley with your request.
For any and all Canvas shell requests, please review the Non-instructional Canvas Shells Guidelines and, if your request meets the need, submit a Non-instructional Canvas Shell Request Form for review and possible approval.