Updating Your E-mail Address in Canvas for Independent Learning Students

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This article will show you how to change your e-mail address in Canvas or delete an inactive e-mail address in Canvas.

***Please note that Canvas will no longer support Internet Explorer after July 2019*** 

To change your preferred e-mail address in Canvas, follow these steps:

1. First, e-mail the Independent Learning team at il@uwex.edu to let them know which e-mail address you'd like to change to. They will update your e-mail address in your IL student account. You can then update your IL course account in Canvas by following the below instructions.
2. Log into Canvas using your Independent Learning username and your password.
3. Click Account
Account Button

4. Click Settings

5. On the right side of the page, click "+Email Address"
Email Addresses

6. Enter the e-mail address and Click "Register Email"
Register Email

7. The added e-mail address will receive an e-mail from notifications@instructure.com. Be sure to check your spam or junk folders if you don't see the e-mail in your inbox. 
8. In the e-mail you receive, Click "Click here to confirm this registration." 
Confirmation E-mail
You will be prompted to log back into Canvas in a new tab or window. 

8a. If you do not see the e-mail within a few minutes, go back to your Canvas Settings and click on the e-mail you just added. Then click "Resend Confirmation."
Confirm Email

9. You will see a notification that registration was successful at the top of the page. You can confirm this by looking at your Settings menu again - the new e-mail address will appear below your old one. 
Added Email

10. To make the new e-mail address your preferred one, click the star to the right of it.
Change Email to Preferred

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Owner:Christy S.Group:UW Extended Campus
Created:2018-10-03 09:49 CDTUpdated:2022-05-13 15:32 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, UW Extended Campus
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