Change Course Name and Code
You can change your course name and course code in your course Settings in Canvas.
The course code is a short name for the course and is displayed at the top of the Course Navigation menu and in course cards in the dashboard.
- Course names and codes may be generated by your institution's student information system (SIS).
- The course code is also known as the reference code or short name.
1. In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.
2. Click the Course Details tab.
3. Edit the course name and code by typing in the name  and course code  fields. Both fields have a 255 character limit.
4. Click the Update Course Details button.