Canvas: How to manage access to Modules


This article describes how to control access to the course Modules.  You can publish your course but control when students have access to specific course content. 


Publish course Modules:

Manage your course content by publishing the Modules manually or have the accessibility be set to a specific date or by prerequisites.

  1.  Navigate to your course and select Modules.
  2. To the right of the specific Module heading, select the Settings icon and select Edit.
  3. Check the Lock until option.
  4. Click on the Calendar to select the date and time and select Done.
  5. Click on Update Module to save the setting.

Note:   The unlock date and time will appear in the Modules area at the bottom of the module. 


Users should expect to learn how to manage access to Modules in Canvas.

Further reading:

For details about assigning Prerequisites to the Module, click here to access the Canvas documentation.

For details about locking access to the Module by date click here to access the Canvas documentation

Need additional help?

Please use this link to the ET&S Help Desk team to locate your local campus contact information.  Use the “Submit a Question” for your campus to enter an online support request.  


Article ID: 1273
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Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)