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1. In the Canvas course where you wish to import the course content.
In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.

2. Import Content into Course
Click the Import Course Content link.

3. Select Content Type
In the Content Type drop-down menu, select the Copy a Canvas Course option.

4. Search for a Course
In the Search for a course drop-down menu [1], select the course you would like to access. Courses are ordered alphabetically by most recent term.
You can also choose to include completed courses by selecting the completed courses checkbox [2]. The Include completed courses checkbox is selected by default.
To search for a course by name, enter the name in the Course Name field [3]. Click the name of the course when it appears.
Note: If you have access to more than 100 courses, the search page only displays the Course Name field.

5. Select Migration Content
To import all content from the course, select the All Content radio button [1].
If you want to select specific content, click the Select specific content radio button [2].
Note: If you select the specific content option, you are required to select the content you want to import after you review the remaining page options. After you start importing the content, the import selection cannot be canceled.

6. Adjust Events and Due Dates
If you want to adjust the due dates associated with the course events and assignments, click the Adjust events and due dates checkbox.

7. Import Course
Click the Import button.

8. View Current Jobs
The Current Jobs section displays the status of your import. Running reports display a menu bar with the time remaining to complete the import [1].
If you chose to select specific content in your course, the current job will show as Waiting for Select [2], which means you must select the content you want to import.
The import may also display other status indicators as part of the import process. Learn more about course import statuses.
View the content from any completed imports by accessing any link in Course Navigation.

Available Technical Support
If you need help, explore the CCSNH Faculty Resources for Canvas. You’ll find this resource in the CCSNH Resources in the left-side Canvas Navigation menu.
CCSNH Resources also provides a list of options to connect with Canvas experts.