Canvas @ YaleInstructor Guides Setting Up Your Course SiteHow Do I Change My Course Name and Course Number in Canvas?

How Do I Change My Course Name and Course Number in Canvas?

Official course names and course numbers are set by the system. However, instructors can update this information by going into the course settings.

1. Click on "Settings from the course navigation.

2. Click on the "Course Details" tab across the top.

3. Editing "Name" will edit the long name of the course.

4. Editing the "Course Code" will edit the short name of the course that appears across to top of the course site.

5. Click "Update Course Details" at the bottom to save the changes.

Update course detail

For more help, please contact canvas@yale.edu.