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Non-Academic Canvas Courses

Non-academic courses can be requested by completing the request form which will be forwarded to your Vice President for approval. Once approved, the Coastline Canvas Administrator will create the course. Depending on the current work load of the Canvas Administrator it may take up to two weeks to process.

Canvas is a learning management system built to focus on assignments, discussions, quizzes, and grades for course management. Canvas is a great platform for communicating with students and hosting coursework content. Unfortunately, it does not meet all of the needs campus groups, organizations, and other various entities. Perhaps one of the tools in the chart below might be a better fit for your needs? If you find a Canvas course is still your best choice, complete the request form below.

Find the tool best for YOU!
   Canvas Google Suite Office 365 OneDrive SharePoint CCC Web Pages (Forms in Marketing) Listserv (You define) CCC Blogs (Not yet available) External Media Providers (YouTube,Vimeo, etc.)
Upload and publish content Send as attachments
Privately shared & collaborative Restricted enrollment Yes
Upload & embed media: audio, video Yes
Publicly available (open to non-CCC users) Depends Yes No Yes
Email communication Yes No No
Announcements and/or Calendar Yes Yes No
Polling & Surveys No Depends TBD No
Storage Quota 500 MB per course Varies Unlimited TBD Unlimited TBD Varies
Cost Free web page Free Free Free Free Free Varies

To request a non-academic Canvas course (one that is not linked to the official course schedule) complete the request form below.

Only employees of Coastline Community College, with an official Coastline email, can request a non-academic course for official Coastline business use. If your usage does not fall into official Coastline use, you can request a free Canvas course shell directly from Instructure.

Use of the Coastline Canvas system for personal, private, commercial or other uses unrelated to the District are not permitted, and upon discovery such courses will be permanently deleted.

Non-Academic Canvas Course Request Form