How to hide Canvas courses from the Dashboard

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Canvas has a great feature that lets you "favorite" or star your main Canvas courses. This will reduce the amount of courses that show up in the Dashboard/Courses tab. That way you can "clean up" your Dashboard and only see the courses you know you will need access to regularly.

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All you need to do is click on the "Courses" button at the left side of the screen and scroll all the way down to the "All courses" option.

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That will take you to a page that lists every single active Canvas course that you are assigned to. Whatever courses that are marked with a orange star (or "favorited") are the ONLY ones that will show up on the Dashboard / Courses tab.

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If no courses are starred/favorited, Canvas will display ALL of your courses. (Make sure to star all the courses you will need as once you star ONE course, only starred/favorited courses will be displayed)

You can always go back to this "All courses" page if you need to access your non-favorited courses.