Managing notifications for all your courses or a single course

by | Apr 27, 2021 | Canvas updates

Both instructors and students can set up their notification preferences in Canvas. The preferences include:

  • notification types  – what to receive,
  • contact methods – how to receive, i.e. by email or mobile app,
  • delivery frequency – how often to receive.

 Notification preferences

Notification preferences can be set up in account-level notification settings and course-level settings.

 Notification preferences in account level

Notification preferences in course level












Please note that:

  • Course-level notifications are inherited from account-level notification settings.
  • Adjusting notifications for a course will override notifications at an account level.
  • All notification settings only apply to you, but not to other users.