Adding a Course Banner in Canvas

The following instructions will help you add a banner to your Canvas course and have it appear as the home page of your course. The home page is the first page you and your students see when entering your Canvas course.

  1. You will need to create a new page in your Canvas course. You can do that by clicking on Pages from your course menu. 

  1. Select the + Page icon to create a page.

  1. Click the Images tab on the right hand side and then click on Upload a new image.

  1. Locate your banner file on your computer, click Open, then click Upload

  1. Ensure that your banner is sized and aligned correctly on the page, then click on Save & Publish at the bottom of the page.  

  1. Assign the new page with your banner to be the front page.
  2. Assign the front page as your course home page.