Teacher and Student enrollments in Canvas courses are managed by records in the Office of the Registrar. Individuals must register for a course with the Office of the Registrar in order to appear as a Student in the associated Canvas course. Similarly, an instructor must be added as an instructor for a course in Banner in order to appear as a Teacher in the associated Canvas course.
Faculty who do not see their courses in Canvas should contact their departmental Banner admin to ensure they are listed as the instructor-of-record in Banner for the course. If they are listed as the instructor-of-record in Banner, they can contact the OSU Canvas team for help locating the course in Canvas.
Faculty working with a student to resolve an incomplete grade given in a past term should contact the OSU Canvas team for help in restoring Canvas access for the student with an incomplete.
The “Add TA…” tool in Canvas can be used by someone with a Teacher role to add users in limited roles. Faculty should be aware of FERPA considerations when using the Grader or CanvasTA roles. Learn more about roles in Canvas. Here are some examples of ways the “Add TA…” tool can be used:
*If the GTA needs to be evaluated by students through the end-of-term Student Learning Experience (SLE, formerly eSETs) survey, they should be added as a 2% or greater instructor in Banner by their departmental Banner admin.
OSU individuals who are Leaders in a Canvas studio site have other options for adding OSU and non-OSU individuals to their Canvas studio site: