How To Favorite Courses On Canvas

Canvas, a highly sought-after and user-friendly Learning Management System (LMS), offers numerous functionalities aimed at simplifying the process of accessing and organizing courses for students. One of these features is the option to mark courses as favorites. This feature enables students to easily retrieve the courses they are most interested in or actively participating in.

In this blog, we will guide you through the steps on how to favorite courses on Canvas. It’s a simple process that can save you valuable time in the long run.

Step 1: Log in to Your Canvas Account

The first step is to log in to your Canvas account. Enter your credentials to log in, and you will be directed to your Canvas Dashboard.

Step 2: Access the Courses Page

On the Dashboard, you will be able to see all your courses. To access the full list, click on the ‘Courses’ button on the left-hand side menu. Then, click on the ‘All Courses’ link to be directed to a page containing all of the courses you are enrolled in.

Step 3: Select Your Favorite Courses

On the ‘All Courses’ page, you will see a list of all the courses you are enrolled in along with a star icon on the left of each course. The star icon is used to mark or favorite a course. Clicking on a grey star will turn it gold, indicating that the course is now a favorite.

Note: The starred or favorited courses will appear under the ‘Courses’ menu for quick access.

Step 4: Unfavoriting a Course

If you wish to unfavorite a course, simply navigate to the ‘All Courses’ page and click on the golden star of the course you wish to unfavorite. The star will turn grey, indicating the course has been removed from your favorites.

The Benefits

Favoriting courses on Canvas provides easy and immediate access to your most important courses, saving you the time and effort of having to sift through your entire course list. With just a simple click, you can organize your courses according to your preferences and ensure a more efficient and organized study process.


Canvas has transformed the way students and teachers interact in the digital age. By providing tools like course favoriting, Canvas ensures an intuitive, simplified, and user-friendly experience. So, go ahead and start organizing your courses today!