How to Cross-list Courses in Canvas

How to Cross-list Courses in Canvas

Cross Listing will allow you to combine several sections of the same course into one Canvas shell. For example, if you have Engl-1301-E01, Engl-1301-E02 and Engl-1301-E03; you can cross-list sections E02 and E03 into E01. Cross-listing should be done while courses are unpublished and before there are grades and assignments in your course.

Follow these simple steps to crosslist your sections.

  1. Navigate to your courses and open the main course section. (For example: ENGL1301-E01 or M01)

  2. Copy the course ID of your main course section from the address bar. The course ID are the last digits that appear on the address link.  In the example below, the course ID is 1345712:

  3. Navigate to courses and open the section you want to crosslist into your main section (For example ENGL1301-E02 or M02).

  4. Open your course settings and click the Sections Tab. You should see the following screen:

  5. Now, click the blue link below course sections. In this case, I will click Training Course - Roberto Solis

  6. The following screen should appear:

  7. Click the “ Cross-List this Section” button on the right side.

  8. You should see the following screen:

  9. Paste the Course ID of your main course from Step 2 and click “Cross-List This Section” to finish the process.

  10. You already cross-listed section E02 into E01. To crosslist additional sections into your main course, simply repeat steps 3 to 9.

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