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Canvas, Default Notification Settings

This document summarizes the default notifications for Canvas users.

Account-level notifications apply to all courses. Notifications for individual courses can be changed within each course and will override these notifications.

Daily notifications will be delivered around 6pm. Weekly notifications will be delivered Saturday between 2am and 4am.

Notifications are sent to the user's email by default (which can be changed)...here are other default settings for new users:

Canvas Interactions Interaction Type Notification Type
Course Activities Due Date
Assignment due date change
weekly summary
Grading Policies
Course grading policy change
weekly summary
Course Content
Change to course content:
    Page content
    Quiz content
    Assignment content
off
Files
New file added to your course
off
Announcement
New Announcement in your course
notify immediately
Announcement Created By You
Announcements created by you
Replies to announcements you've created
off
Grading
Includes:
    Assignment/submission grade entered/changed
    Grade weight changed
notify immediately
Invitation
Invitation for:
    Web conference
    Group
    Collaboration
    Peer Review & reminder
notify immediately
All Submissions
Instructor and Admin only:
    Assignment (except quizzes) submission/re-submission
off
Late Grading
Instructor and Admin only:
    Late assignment submission
daily summary
Submission Comment
Assignment submission comment
daily summary
Blueprint Sync
Instructor and Admin only:
    Content was synced from a blueprint course to associated courses
daily summary
Discussions New Topic
New Discussion topic in your course
off
New Reply
New reply on a topic you're subscribed to
daily summary
New Mention
New Mention in a Discussion.
Discussion Mentions are only available for courses or accounts that
    have the Discussions/Announcements Redesign feature flag turned on.
notify immediately
Conversations Added To Conversation
You are added to a conversation
notify immediately
Conversation Message
New Inbox messages
notify immediately
Conversations Created By Me
You created a conversation
off
Scheduling Student Appointment Signups
Instructor and Admin only:
    Student appointment sign-up
off
Appointment Signups
New appointment on your calendar
notify immediately
Appointment Cancellations
Appointment cancellation
notify immediately
Appointment Availability
New appointment timeslots are available for signup
notify immediately
Calendar
New and changed items on your course calendar
off
Groups Membership Update
Admin only:
    pending enrollment activated
    Group enrollment
    accepted/rejected
daily summary
Conferences Recording Ready
A conference recording is ready
notify immediately
Alerts Administrative Notifications
Instructor and Admin only:
    Course enrollment
    Report generated
    Content export
    Migration report
    New account user
    New student group
daily summary
Content Link Error
Instructor and Admin only:
    Location and content of a failed link that a student has interacted with
daily summaruy
Global Announcements
Institution-wide announcements (also displayed on Dashboard pages)
notify immediately




Keywords:canvas notifications default   Doc ID:120805
Owner:Mark R.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2022-08-22 07:26 CSTUpdated:2022-08-23 08:07 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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