To copy content from one Canvas site into another (e.g. your fall course into spring) begin by going to the Home page of the empty course and clicking on “Import Existing Content” from the panel in the upper right:

import existing content

From the dropdown menu, choose “Copy a Canvas Course”

copy a canvas course

In the search bar, find the course you would like to copy. You may search by department/course number (e.g. EDL508) or by the course name.

find your course

Next, you may choose to import all content or specific content. If you choose specific content, Canvas will ask you to identify the content you’d like to import prior to beginning the import process.

choose specific content

You may also select “adjust events and due dates” which will adjust due dates based on the start and end date of the class, or remove due dates altogether.

adjust due dates

Once you’ve selected your content click “Import.” Canvas will let you know when the importing process has been completed.

copying is complete