Canvas & E-mail Lists

Canvas - Combining Sections (Cross Listing)

The terminology for combining sections in Canvas is "cross-listing." This is not the same as cross-listing courses in the course catalog (which causes some confusion). The link below has instructions, along with a link to a video.

Canvas Instructions for Combining Sections (Cross Listing)

To access Canvas go to                   To access the Canvas dashboard go to

7 course listings;
1 Canvas course:

-VIP 2601, 1 credit hour
-VIP 3601, 1 credit hour
-VIP 3602, 2 credit hours
-VIP 4601, 1 credit hour
-VIP 4602, 2 credit hours
-VIP 4603, 3 credit hours
-VIP 6600, 0 credit hour
E-mail Lists Once your courses have been combined, you can use Canvas e-mail lists to e-mail your students. 
Guests Instructors can add guests to their Canvas sites, such as graduate students, co-advisors, etc. 
External Guests If you have a collaborator who is not a GA Tech employee, you can sponsor a GA Tech account through Passport. The link for sponsoring guests will be in the left menu of Passport toward the bottom.



Not a Document Archive

Note that you should NOT use Canvas for the management of any documentation or reference material that you want your team to have access to each semester. It is VERY difficult to move content from one semester's Canvas site to the next. Please use the VIP wiki site for your team to maintain documentation and reference material: