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Edit the Canvas syllabus description

The syllabus description area is where you can post a course description, a brief introduction, class guidelines, weekly reminders, and other important information. You can edit the syllabus description at any time.

Follow these steps to update the syllabus description:

  1. StepsActions
  2. From within your Canvas course, in the course navigation, click Syllabus.
  3. On the right side of the screen, next to Jump to Today, click Edit.
  4. In the text editor, enter the course description and then click Update Syllabus.
Last reviewed December 1, 2021