Course Conclusion in Canvas – Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Previous, Inactive Canvas Courses

As a result of course conclusion, Canvas courses become inactive. These courses are concluded at two different points, depending on when the course was offered. Summer and Fall semester courses are concluded in June the following year. Winter and Spring courses are concluded in January of the following year. For example: 

Course Semester/Year
Month/Year Concluded

Summer and Fall 2022
June 2023

Winter and Spring 2023
January 2024

If you are looking to access information from a previous Canvas course and your course shows as read-only, your course has likely been concluded. You can review some of these frequently asked questions about accessing information from previously concluded courses if you’re not sure where to go next.