What's New

What's New in Canvas

Canvas and its related products function in an agile environment, meaning new features and updates are released into various environments as often as every week. The purpose of this page is to keep you all informed of the latest updates to Canvas products. Release notes let you know exactly what to expect for a product release.

Typically, updates to UTA's Canvas instance occur on a 3-week cycle. Major updates or impactful changes will be posted on this page. Some months may be excluded if there are no major updates. For a full list of updates, please review the Canvas Release Notes page. Older release information is available in the Release Notes Archive.

Recent Updates

August 2021

New Quizzes - Quiz Printing

Accessibility Checker Indicator

September 2021

New Quizzes - Module Build Link

October 2021

Persistent Navigation Menus

Gradebook Assignment Search

November 2021

Course Settings Page Tab Persistence

New Quizzes Build Link

Canvas Feature Spotlight

New Analytics - Reports


Instructors have the ability to run various reports using the New Analytics Reports feature. Report options include missing and late assignments, course rosters, and course activity. The course activity report may be filtered by date or by student, and provides insight into page views and participation (submissions). 


New Analytics - Reports