End-of-Term Tips for Canvas

Last Updated: 05/17/2019

As the spring term comes to a close, we thought Canvas instructors might appreciate some tips on successfully wrapping up the term. 



Use the Web Grading Sync Tool: Did you know instructors can sync students’ final grades from Canvas directly into the Registrar’s web grading system? Our Web Grading Sync step-by-step tutorial walks you through the process. You can also override grades directly in Canvas prior to syncing them.

Wrap Up Spring Term with These Tips: Finishing up a semester isn’t just about grading. These Canvas end-of-term tips will help with backing up your course, creating next semester’s course(s), releasing final grades, and more.

Create Future Semester’s Courses: Create your Canvas courses now to give yourself time to prepare for the summer or fall. Need assistance? Attend a Canvas training session or schedule some time with a Learning Technology Consultant.

D2L is Retiring: Spring 2019 is the last semester to use D2L on campus, and the system will be completely unavailable starting August 1. If you ever used D2L as an instructor or community course leader, now is a good time to review the D2L Migration and Retirement information page and ensure you have everything you need before you lose access.