Canvas: Edit the Course Menu

Managing your Canvas course menu is one way to help students know what tools you'll be using in the course.  Additionally, there are many opt-in tools available that you can explore. See our Instructional Tools List to learn about the available tools.


  1. Open a browser and log in to Canvas by going to

  2. From the Dashboard, navigate to your class Canvas site

  3. Click the ‘Settings’ menu - the last item in the left-hand course navigation

  1. Across the top, select the ‘Navigation’ tab

  1. The list at the top displays the menu items currently available in your course. Click the 3-dot 'More' menu to Disable a tool to remove it from this list.

  2. The list below that shows additional tools that can be enabled.  Use the 3-dot ‘More’ menu to Enable a tool

  1. Scroll to the very bottom of the page to ‘Save’ your changes


You should now see your changes reflected in the left-hand course navigation.


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