Quick Tips to Setup a New Course in Canvas

Below are links to online guides to help you setup your Canvas course. We suggest you first “start a new course” to serve as a master copy then copy that course to your courses. Please see the Canvas Training page for detailed information about our training opportunities.

  1. Login to Canvas at https://canvas.morainevalley.edu 
  2. Manage “Favorite” Course List
    Note: Your course(s) should automatically appear on the Dashboard page in Canvas.

  3. Post/Edit Your Course Syllabus
  4. Add Course Materials
  5. Add Course Assignments/Gradebook Items
    The assignments page generates gradebook items.

  6. Setup Grades
  7. Choose Course Home Page
  8. Manage Course Settings
  9. Schedule Course Availability:
  10. Always Remember To Logout And Close the Browser!

Other Things to Know

  • Please contact the Center for Teaching and Learning for training-related questions.  Please feel free to stop by L-244 or call us at 708-974-5347 during regular business hours.
  • The Help Desk should be the first-point of contact on all technical issues for both faculty and students. Additionally, a few help desk personnel have been granted course view-only permissions to support students. The help desk will communicate with you if they needed to view your course in efforts to support a student help request. The Help Desk can be reached at 708-608-4357 (HELP) or via MVConnect.