How do I use and set up my course's home page with the GCSC Home Page Template?


In an online course, the course Home Page is the first thing students will see when entering your course from the Canvas Dashboard. In this guide, you will learn how to use the GCSC Home Page template to create and set your Home Page in your Canvas course.

Creating your Home Page

Open Pages

In Course Navigation, click the Pages link.

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View Pages

Click the View All Pages button.

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Add Page

Click the Add Page button.

Open Design Tools (rocket ship)

Click on the rocket ship icon in the upper right-hand corner to open Design Tools.

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Create/Edit Content

From the Design Tools interface, click Create/Edit Content.

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Copy Existing Content

Click Copy Existing Content.

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Institution Templates

Select Home from the Institution Templates list.

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Save & Publish Page

Make any desired customizations to your Home Page (course name, instructor name, & header image). Then, click Save & Publish.


  • Last Updated Apr 06, 2023
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  • Answered By Sophie Theiss

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