Canvas Course Template Info for Sub-Account Admins

This details the process for requesting a Canvas course as a Template within the Canvas@Illinois environment

A course template within Canvas can be useful to provide a consistent experience for students, and include base content for all new courses in an account. Configuration for a course template can include course navigation, widely applicable content pages promoting school or departmental ethos, as well as module layout to help with pacing through a term. For additional information regarding course templates, please view this page, including the demonstration video:  Courses: Course Templates (2021-05-15 Release) - Instructure Community ( 

Create a Canvas course template for your sub-account(s):

General requirements for Canvas Templates:

General behavior after defining a course as a template:


General behavior after defining a course template on a sub-account: