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Canvas Access in the UW Flexible Option

How to access the proper instance of Canvas as a UW Flexible Option student.


1. Navigate to your student resource center on the UW Flexible Option website and select the Canvas Login button. 


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 1. Navigate directly to uws.instructure.com

 2. You will then be prompted to select your course's institution from the drop-down menu (see chart below for further instruction):

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If you are registered in:

From the dropdown menu, select your institution

Use these login credentials

PAWS

UW – Milwaukee

UWM E-Panther ID

Same as your UWM email and password

SOLAR

UW - Parkside

SOLAR ID

Same as your UWPKS email and password


NOTE: If you are a dually enrolled student (or have recently been enrolled at another UW Institution) we strongly recommend that you un-check the box that says “Remember my selection for this session”

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3. If you log into Canvas but do not see any of your courses, keep in mind one of the following:

Canvas Login

a. If your subscription period has not yet started, your courses will not be visible in the Canvas learning environment (review the academic calendar for dates and deadlines information). Courses will become available on the first day of your subscription period. For UWM courses, please see the Timing of Access to Courses in the Canvas chart below.

b. It is possible that your browser settings, 3rd party password manager, or another convenience feature is automatically logging you into the wrong campus’ Canvas.


                                                               i.      Log out of Canvas.

                                                             ii.      Close all browser tabs / windows and navigate back to uws.instructure.com. Again, be sure to uncheck the “Remember my selection for this session” box.

                                                           iii.      You can also try clearing your browser’s cache. Please contact us if you need assistance.

                                                           iv.      You may want to try using a different browser if your coursework is time sensitive.

                                                             v.      If you continue to experience issues, please follow up with technical support here


Timing of Access to Courses in Canvas (UWM)

Access to your courses in Canvas is automated based on when you register for courses (and provided that your subscription period has started). Below is a timeline of when you can expect to have Canvas access to your courses upon registering. If you register for a course after your subscription period begins, it’s important to note when you will be able to access the course in Canvas.

If you register for a course(s) in PAWS on:

You should see the course(s) in Canvas by:

 Approx.  Wait Time:

Monday before 4 pm

Tuesday morning

24 hours

Monday after 4pm

Wednesday morning

36 hours

Tuesday before 4 pm

Wednesday morning

24 hours

Tuesday after 4 pm

Thursday morning

36 hours

Wednesday before 4 pm

Thursday morning

24 hours

Wednesday after 4 pm

Friday morning

36 hours

Thursday before 4 pm

Friday morning

24 hours

Thursday after 4 pm

Sunday morning

60 hours

Friday before 4 pm

Sunday morning

48 hours

Friday after 4 pm

Sunday morning

36 hours

Saturday before 4 pm

Sunday morning

24 hours

Saturday after 4 pm

Monday morning

36 hours

Sunday before 4 pm

Monday morning

24 hours

Sunday after 4 pm

Tuesday morning

36 hours









Keywords:Flexible, Option, Flex, Dual, Canvas, Milwaukee, Parkside, UWP, UWM   Doc ID:93274
Owner:Cory D.Group:Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Created:2019-07-19 14:08 CSTUpdated:2020-11-11 17:19 CST
Sites:Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
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