|Setting Notifications in the Student Canvas Account
Set notifications in your Canvas account to send emails to your GCA Gmail inbox. Follow the instructions below and learn more!
Please note! If you would like to receive NO notifications to your GCA Gmail inbox, please set all notifications to be turned off.
In the Canvas account, click on the Account icon and then Notifications.
You can set notifications at the Account level which will apply to all your courses. After you have set it at the Account level, you can move on to individual courses and choose more specific notifications.
You can choose to enable OR turn off notifications for any individual course.
You can choose the frequency of each notification.
- Daily notifications will be delivered around 6pm.
- Weekly notifications will be delivered Saturday between 10am and 12pm
Hover over each type of notification to see exactly what information will be sent to you if you choose to be notified. Some notifications are only available to instructors and admin. You will be able to see this when you hover your cursor over the words.
If you would like to be notified when a Canvas message is sent to you, use the notifications under Conversations. This option is only available at the Account level.
For the Grading notification, you can toggle on or off if you would like to include the score in the notification you receive.
**The email notifications in your Gmail inbox may contain links to resources in your Canvas course. Those links will only work if you are logged in to your Canvas account in the same Chrome browser window where you are accessing your Gmail inbox.**
The example below shows several email notifications delivered to a student's Gmail inbox from Canvas notifications.