Canvas Basics: Notifications, Profile Settings, Favorite Courses

Canvas Basics: Global Navigation Menu Settings

 

NOTIFICATION PREFERENCES

Notifications by default are sent to your @clemson.edu email. You can make changes to the default notifications you receive from Canvas in both type and frequency.

1. In the Global Navigation Menu, click Account.

2. Click Notifications

3. There are four notification options. Click on the option that suits you best for each course activity. Any changes you make are saved automatically.

 

CHANGING PROFILE SETTINGS

1. In the Global Navigation Menu, click Account.    

2. Click Profile

3. You can make changes to any of the following: 

Click Edit Profile in the right hand drop-down menu to update your profile information. 

Click on your Profile Picture to change your photo. 

4. Click on Settings to edit additional features such as adding additional contact methods or connect additional services. 

 

VIEWING & CHOOSING FAVORITE COURSES 

Courses will appear as course cards on your dashboard. If you do not see a course, you can access the course and make it a favorite.  

1. In the Global Navigation Menu, click Courses

2. Click the All Courses link at the bottom of the course list.

3. You will now see a list of all present, future, and past courses.

4. Click on the star icon next to any present or future course to favorite the course. It will now appear on your dashboard. Click on a starred course and they will be unfavorited and will not appear on your dashboard.

 

If you have more questions, email ITHELP@clemson.edu or call 864-656-3494.

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