Canvas / Student does not appear in course

Objective

  • To provide information regarding addition of student to Canvas course when:
    • Student has been added to a course and shows up in Photo Roster, but isn't showing up in Canvas

User

  • Canvas Instructor

Environment

  • 10185: Canvas

Cause

  • In periods when many simultaneous course adds and drops occur, Canvas courses may not be updated instantly

Resolution

  • If your newly added student needs immediate access, you can manually add the student to the Canvas course (this method is not recommended unless absolutely necessary that a student get course access immediately)
  • All Canvas changes are processed as soon as possible, and will be complete by the following morning
  • Clear cookies and cache, close the browser, and try again

 

Notes

 

Details

Article ID: 42029
Created
Mon 11/6/17 7:59 AM
Modified
Fri 1/14/22 9:43 AM
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