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Canvas - How do I alter my user settings?

UW-La Crosse Canvas users can adjust contact methods in settings by adding alternate e-mail addresses or cell numbers. These contact methods can be used for receiving notifications. Time zone and language can also be changed. Other settings such as your name are fixed by UW-La Crosse.

User Settings Video Overview

Resources for instructors

Resources for students

Tips and Tricks

  • *At this time, if you would like your name changed in Canvas, this will need to be done by updating your preferred name in WINGS.
  • Password changes are associated with all your UWL logins. For assistance contact the Eagle Help Desk. 
24/7/365 Canvas Support is available through the help icon in Canvas, by calling the phone support for faculty, staff and students or email us directly at

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Keywords:text, default email, time zone, language   Doc ID:98494
Owner:Stephanie S.Group:UW-La Crosse
Created:2020-03-05 17:05 CDTUpdated:2021-12-07 10:40 CDT
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