Customize Your Course Navigation Menu

As faculty members, you have the ability to customize the items that appear in your students’ course navigation menu.

Reordering the Menu

Choose the order that course navigation menu items appear for you and your students by following these steps.

1. Log in to Canvas.
2. Click to enter your course.
3. Click Settings.
4. Drag and drop items to reorder them in the course navigation. Alternatively, you can click the gear icon, and then Move (follow the on-screen instructions).

Disabling Menu Items

Choose which course navigation menu items appear for your students by disabling them. Disabling menu items will hide them from your students or cause your students to be redirected to a different page. This experience varies on a page-by-page basis. This is helpful if you will not be using certain features in your course. Follow these steps to disable menu items.

1. Log in to Canvas.
2. Click to enter your course.
3. Click Settings.
4. Drag and drop items to the section titled Drag items here to hide them from students.. Alternatively, you can click the gear icon, and then Disable.

To re-enable a menu item, click the gear icon next to it, and then Enable.

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