Canvas Notification Settings

Notification settings for students can be viewed by clicking the Account option in the Canvas Navigation sidebar, then clicking Notifications.

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To change the contact method for a specific type of notification, locate the desired notification type and click the appropriate icon for your preferred type of delivery.

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Notification icons:

The checkmark icon in CanvasThe checkmark means you will receive a notification promptly. Note these notifications may be delayed by up to one hour; if an instructor makes additional changes, this delay will prevent you from being spammed by multiple notifications in a short time frame.

The clock icon in CanvasThe clock means you will receive a summary of these notifications once daily. Note that Twitter/SMS notification preferences do not support this option.

The calendar icon in CanvasThe calendar means you will receive a summary of these notifications once a week. The date and time of your weekly notifications are posted at the bottom of the notifications page. Note that Twitter/SMS notification preferences do not support this option.

The X icon in CanvasThe X means you will not receive any notifications.

 

Additional Resources

For more detailed information on adjusting your Canvas notification settings, please review the following resources:

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Article ID: 120730
Created
Thu 11/19/20 9:38 AM
Modified
Sat 2/27/21 2:12 PM