Canvas - When will my PAWS enrollment, assignment, and section changes sync to Canvas?

This article lists when enrollments (students) or course assignments (instructors) are transferred from PAWS to Canvas, and when the enrollment/assignment is applied.

How changes are applied in Canvas

Student enrollments and un-enrollments, and instructor course assignment changes are exported from PAWS to Canvas in-bulk. Once the bulk files are sent from PAWS to Canvas, they must be processed or "ingested". 

What changes are applied to Canvas from PAWS?

When the ingest is complete, the following changes are made in Canvas:

  • Student enrollment and un-enrollments are processed.
  • Instructor assignments and un-assignments are processed.
  • New course sections are created
  • Cancelled course sections have all enrollments dropped
  • Sections are cross-listed or de-cross-listed

When will changes be applied?

In-general, changes made by approximately 4:00 PM are applied the following morning. 

 

Change Provisioning Reference
Day of Week If the enrollment or section change happened… The change is sent to Canvas… …and applied to Canvas…
Sunday Before 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Sunday Before 10:00 AM Monday
Sunday After 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Monday Before 10:00 AM Tuesday
Monday Before 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Monday Before 10:00 AM Tuesday
Monday After 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Tuesday Before 10:00 AM Wednesday
Tuesday Before 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Tuesday Before 10:00 AM Wednesday
Tuesday After 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Wednesday Before 10:00 AM Thursday
Wednesday Before 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Wednesday Before 10:00 AM Thursday
Wednesday After 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Thursday Before 10:00 AM Friday
Thursday Before 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Thursday Before 10:00 AM Friday
Thursday1 After 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Saturday Before 10:00 AM Sunday
Friday1 Before 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Saturday Before 10:00 AM Sunday
Friday After 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Saturday Before 10:00 AM Sunday
Saturday Before 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Saturday Before 10:00 AM Sunday
Saturday After 4:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM Sunday Before 10:00 AM Monday

1 - The first weekend before the start of a semester, and the first weekend after the start of a semester, changes made on late Thursday and during the day Friday are applied Saturday morning, not Sunday morning.




Keywords:canvas paws sis enroll enrollment assignment class student teacher instructor professor class course section sections course   Doc ID:113289
Owner:David D.Group:UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Created:2021-08-26 09:57 CSTUpdated:2022-08-29 10:04 CST
Sites:UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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