Adding Teaching Assistants with Manage Users

Note: If you use Google Chrome or Safari and receive an error message when you access Manage Users, try using Firefox instead.

  1. To add a TA through Canvas, click Manage Users on the left navigation bar.
Screen capture in Canvas with an arrow pointing to the Manage Users item in the menu
    • If you do not see Manage Users on the left navigation bar, go to Settings in the same navigation bar. Select the Navigation tab at the top and drag Manage Users from the bottom list to the top list.
Screen capture indicating where to drag the Manage Users item to
    • Make sure to Save your changes when you are done! Manage Users should now appear on the left navigation bar when you return to the Home page.
Screen capture in Canvas Settings, Navigation tab, with an arrow pointing to the Save button
  1. In Manage Users, select the Add Users tab. If the Manage Users page is taking too long to load, reload your browser. Similarly, if you are prompted to select your course from a list of courses, also reload your browser.
Screen capture in the Manage Users dialog box on the Add Users tab
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Reload icon in browser
  1. Type or paste the TA’s UFID into the space provided. Make sure the INIT section and TA role are selected. You can add multiple UFIDs (separated by commas) at the same time. Click Next when you have completed this step.
    Note: The ‘TA’ role has the same privileges as the instructor. The ‘Non-grading TA’ role has no access to the Gradebook, Conversations, Discussions and People in the course site.
Screen capture in the Manage Users dialog box with a circle around INIT and TA in the drop-down menus
  1. Confirm the students you wish to add as TAs and click Add Users to finish.
Screen capture in the Manage Users dialog box with a circle around the Add Users button