Add Users to a Canvas Site

You can add users to a Canvas site by following the instructions below:

Access your course in Canvas and click on the People button:

Click on the +People button:


On the Add People pop-up window:

1. Select the "Login ID" button

2. Enter the NetIDs (NetIDs only--NOT email addresses). If you are adding more than one person, add each NetID per line as in the screenshot below (if you do not know the exact NetID of the user whom you are trying to add, you can look it up at

2. Select the appropriate Role (e.g. Student, Teacher, etc)

3. Click on the Next button



The system will search for the entered NetIDs and will validate them. If the system cannot validate the NetID, then it will ask you to look for the correct NetID at http://contact  Once validated, click on the Add Users button.


You will then receive the following confirmation message: "The following users have been enrolled."   Click on the Done button.

Users will need to accept the invitation:  The newly-enrolled users will receive an invitation to accept the enrollment.  If they do not accept the invitation, they will remain in Pending status in the Canvas site. They can see the invitation notification when they log in to Canvas.