Managing Canvas Organization Enrollments

If you are the leader of a Canvas organization, you can manage the enrollments and membership as needed. This includes adding and removing members in the organization, as well as changing the roles of members.

In Canvas, organization leaders have the role of teacher, and organization members have the role of students.

How to add people to your organization

  1. Log into Canvas and go into your organization
  2. Open People in the course navigation

    Screenshot of Canvas course menu highlighting the people button

  3. Click the Add People button

    Screenshot of the add people button

  4. Search for users to add by email address or UTCID (choose 1 method or the other, NOT both)
    1. Enter the email address of the user. You can copy and paste multiple users at one time by placing a comma or line break between users
    2. Or, select Login ID, and enter the UTCID or users. You can copy and paste multiple users at one time by placing a comma or line break between users
    3. Select the role of the users: Student or Teacher

      Screenshot showing the user details of the selection screen

  5. Click Next and confirm the users
  6. Click Add Users

 

How to remove people from your organization

  1. Log into Canvas and go into your organization
  2. Open People in the course navigation

    Screenshot of the course menu highlighting people

  3. Locate the user you would like to remove. Click the user's options icon [1], then select Remove From Course [2]

    screenshot showing how to remove a user

  4. Confirm deletion

 


 

How to change roles in your organization

  1. Log into Canvas and go into your organization
  2. Open People in the course navigation

    Screenshot showing course menu with people highlighted

  3. Locate the user you would like to change. Click the Options icon [1], then select the Edit Rolelink [2]

    screenshot showing the edit role screen

  4. Click the Role drop-down menu [1], then select the new role for the user [2]; Teacher or Student

    screenshot showing the change role screen.

  5. Click the Update button