Creating Canvas Announcements

Last modified 9/28/2023

Announcements about your course can be posted in the Announcements section of a Canvas course. Use the directions in the following link to learn more about how to create and use announcements: How do I add an announcement in a course?

Publish Your First Announcement

Although the Announcements tool can be displayed in your course, the tool will not appear in your students' site until the first announcement is published.

How to Get Help

For technical assistance, Submit a Help Ticket or contact the Technology Support Center at (309) 438-4357, by email at, or by Live Chat at

For instructional assistance, you may contact the Center for Integrated Professional Development by phone (309) 438-2542, or email at