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Importing Content from Canvas Commons

This guide will walk you through how to add content from Canvas Commons to your Canvas course.

Importing content from Canvas Commons

To import content from Canvas Commons, login to Canvas, then click on "Canvas Commons" along the left side of the screen. 

Canvas homepage with red arrow pointing to Canvas Commons


Use the search bar in the center of the Canvas Commons page. 

Canvas Commons homepage with a red arrow pointing to search bar


Search by name, tag, title of the module, or outcome. Click on the title of the module you would like to add to your course. 

Canvas Commons search results page


Select the appropriate course(s) from the "Import to Canvas" box in the upper right hand corner. After a course has been selected, click the "Import into Course" button.  

screenshot of canvas commons with the Import to Canvas box circled.


The content has now been imported to your course. It may take a moment to see changes to your course. 

Canvas Commons screenshot displaying "Import Successful" notice.