Canvas, How to request a new space or check status of a request

I am an instructor and would like information for requesting a space on Canvas.

Once you are ready to request a course space, research space, collaboration space, or development (practice) space, visit: For more detailed instructions on using the space request tool, see Canvas, Request a Space for a Registrar-Affiliated Course (Detailed)

Special Instructions

On the "Submit Your Request" page, you will be asked if you have special instructions. Please note the following:

How long will my request take?

If you would like to know the status of your request, you can do that through the same request tool:


New Canvas space requests are built between 3 and 5pm (US Central), Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays.