Change Canvas Notification Preferences


A student can choose to receive weekly, daily, immediate, or no notifications for a variety of topics in Canvas. These notifications are sent to a student's stumail address. This article describes the process for changing Canvas notification settings.



  1. Log in to Canvas.
  2. Select the Account icon on the left sidebar.
  3. Select Notifications.
  4. Select the icon to the right of each topic to choose a notification setting for that specific topic.

Note: The green icon shows the current notification setting. The gray icons mean that notifications are turned off for those topics. Hover the mouse over an icon for a description of what it means.


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