Default Notifications Settings

Below are the default Notifications for all new Canvas accounts. Aside from the inclusion of two Course Activities there is no difference between an instructor’s default settings and a student’s.

Weekly notifications will be sent Saturday between 8pm and 10pm.

Course Activities Right Away Daily Summary Weekly Summary No Notification
Due Date
Grading Policies
Course Content
Files
Announcement
Announcement Created By You
Grading
Invitation
All Submissions *
Late Grading *
Submission Comment
* instructors only
Discussions Right Away Daily Summary Weekly Summary No Notification
Discussion
Discussion Post
Conversations Right Away Daily Summary Weekly Summary No Notification
Added To Conversation
Conversation Message
Conversations Created By Me
Scheduling Right Away Daily Summary Weekly Summary No Notification
Student Appointment Signups
Appointment Signups
Appointment Cancellations
Appointment Availability
Calendar
Groups Right Away Daily Summary Weekly Summary No Notification
Membership Update
Alerts Right Away Daily Summary Weekly Summary No Notification
Administrative Notifications
Conferences Right Away Daily Summary Weekly Summary No Notification
Recording Ready

For additional information on the Course Activities and the notification types see Canvas’s CanvasNotifications.pdf

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