Canvas Canvas NotificationsHow do I set my Canvas Notification Preferences?

How do I set my Canvas Notification Preferences?

It is important that all Canvas users take the time to set their Canvas notifications to understand how Canvas generated emails, announcements and tool modifications affect communications sent to individuals and to the class.

Go to Account / Settings

The Account Setting page details information about your account in Canvas

You can add an additional email address to your account by clicking Add (+) Email Address and/or add a cell phone number to your account by clicking Add (+) Contact method.

Note:

If you add an additional email address to your Canvas account, you will be able to direct Canvas notifications to that account

If you add a cell phone number to your Canvas account, you will be able to direct Canvas Notifications to your Cell Phone Notifications panel

Go to Account / Notifications

This displays your editable Canvas account notifications preferences

Note the Notification Preference Icon Descriptions

Note: You can set any Canvas communication to any of these options by clicking on the corresponding icon

Recommended Settings for Course Activities

Note: These Notification Preferences apply to all of your Canvas course sites

1- Receive an email when the due date on an Assignment is changed

2- Receive an email when grading policies are changed

3- Receive an email when there is a change in an Assignment, Pages or Quiz

4- Receive an email when a new file is added to the Files tool

5- Receive an email when a new Announcement is created by someone else

*6- Receive an email when you create a new Announcement

7- Receive an email when an instructor grades your assignment

8- Receive an email when you are invited to a course group or a Google collaboration

9- (Instructor Only) Receive an email when a student submits an assignment

10- (Instructor only) Receive an email when their is a late student submission  for an assignment

11- Receive an email about a submission comment from and instructor or a student

12- Not applicable (Tufts Canvas does not use Blueprint Sync)

Note: These Notification Preferences apply to all of your Canvas course sites

1- Receive an email when a new Topic is added to a Discussion Board

2- Receive an email when a new post is added to a Topic you are following

3- Receive an email when you are added to a Conversation

4- Receive the email someone emails you via the Inbox tool

*5- Receive the email when you send an email via the Inbox tool

6- (Instructor Only) Receive an email when a student signs-up for an Appointment Group

7- Receive an email when a new appointment is added to your Canvas Calendar

8- Receive an email when you or someone else cancels an appointment in an Appointment Group

9- Receive an email when new Appointment becomes available

10- Receive an email when their is a change in your Canvas Calendar

11- Not Applicable (Administrators Only)

12- Receive an email when someone accepts a course invitation, a report is generated, an export is completed or a new student groups is added to your site.

13- Receive an email when a Conference recording is ready