Canvas: Course creation and student enrollment date schedule

Summary

This article describes the course creation and student enrollment schedule in Canvas.

Content

In Canvas, course shells are created 12 weeks in advance of the semester, and students are added 2 weeks before the first day of classes.

When students enroll in a course, they're added to the Registrar’s database which then automatically adds the student to the Canvas course. Students who enroll after the course starts or during the winter shut down may not immediately see their course. Faculty can either manually add the student to the course or submit a support request. For additional information about either option see below:

You may request your course creation or student enrollment to be done sooner than the schedule below by entering a support ticket using the link at the bottom of the article.
 

Dates for the Academic Year 2020-2021

Semester Semester Dates Course created Students added Courses Published Course Read-only
eTerm 1 8/10/20 - 10/02/20 5/04/20 7/27/20 7/27/20 1/11/21
Fall 2020 8/31/20 - 12/14/20 5/11/20 8/03/20 n/a 1/11/21
eTerm 2 10/13/20 - 12/08/20 7/20/20 9/28/20 9/28/20 1/11/21
J-Term 12/28/20 - 1/22/21 10/05/20 12/14/20 12/14/20 2/19/21
eTerm 3 1/19/21 - 3/12/21 10/27/20 1/05/21 1/05/21 6/10/21
Spring 2021 2/01/21 - 5/11/21 11/09/20 1/18/21 n/a 6/10/21
eTerm 4 3/22/21 - 5/13/21 12/28/21 3/08/21 3/08/21 6/10/21
Summer 2021 5/24/21 - 8/13/21 3/01/21 5/10/21 n/a 9/10/21
eTerm 5 5/24/21 - 7/16/21 3/01/21 5/10/21 5/10/21 9/10/21

 

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Details

Article ID: 830
Created
Fri 7/19/19 5:38 PM
Modified
Mon 10/26/20 10:38 AM
Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)