Canvas, Temporarily Extend Course Access to Student(s)

This document details the process for extending access to one or more students within a Canvas course that is beyond course/term availability date(s).

Occasionally there will be a need to extend student access to a Canvas course that has passed outside of course or term availability dates. In order to facilitate these few students without opening the course to others, please send an email to and include the following information:

Canvas@Illinois Operations will create a new section in the course and apply the necessary date changes to it, adding the student(s) to the section to continue their access.