My Canvas Course Management: Creating Sections

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NOTE: Faculty, Courtesy Faculty, Emeritus, UF Executive, or Clinical Faculty (as defined by myUFL role UF_HR_Faculty) have access to this tool. Staff members, who are not defined by myUFL role UF_HR_Faculty, may request the role UF_SA_CANVAS_TEACHER_CRSE_MGMT via your Department Security Administrator. If you do not know who your Department Security Administrator is, please contact the UF Computing Help Desk by phone at 352-392-4357. Please also note that you MUST be enrolled as a Teacher in the e-Learning in Canvas course in order to make changes to the participants and/or sections using this tool.

How-To Create Sections

1. Login to

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2. Navigate to Main Menu > UF Campus Solutions > Online Learning > My Canvas Course Management in


3. A list of course will be displayed where you have been designated as Teacher in Canvas. Please select a course from the list.

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4. Once you select a course, the "Add/Remove Enrollment" screen and tab will appear and a table with all participants will display:

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5. To Add a new section to your course, click on the Filter Section drop-down menu and select *Create Section.

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6. The Create Section field will appear. Enter the desired section name, i.e. MAKEUP, then click the Create Section button.

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7. A Message window will appear asking you to confirm the new section. Click the Yes or No button.

8. The newly created section will then appear within the Filter Section drop-down menu.

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