Canvas Roles and Permission Settings

This page shows the roles available in Canvas and their associated permission settings. You can also view how Canvas roles are assigned to UBC instructors and TAs, based on their teaching duties as identified by the Teaching Assignments & Section Management (TASM) duty mappings.

SISC/Scientia Managed Roles Manually Managed Roles Admin Roles
Teacher Secondary Instructor TA TA Grader TA Course Builder Student Course Assistant Course Facilitator Designer Observer Guest Test Student Course ISS
Analytics - view pages ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Announcements - view ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Assignments and Quizzes - add / edit / delete ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Conversations - send messages to entire class ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Conversations - send messages to individual course members ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Course Calendar - add / edit / delete events ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Course Content - add / edit / delete ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Course Files - add / edit / delete ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Course Sections - add / edit / delete
Course State - manage ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Courses - view usage reports ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Discussions - create ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Discussions - moderate ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Discussions - post ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Discussions - view ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Grades - Select final grade for moderation ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Grades - View audit trail
Grades - edit ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Grades - moderate ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Grades - view all grades ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Groups - add / edit / delete ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Groups - view all student groups ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
LTI - add / edit / delete
Learning Outcomes - add / edit / delete ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Learning Outcomes - import ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Pages - add / edit / delete ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Question banks - view and link ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Rubrics - add / edit / delete ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
SIS Data - read ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Student Collaborations - create ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Submissions - view and make comments ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Users - Generate observer pairing codes for students
Users - add / remove students in courses
Users - add / remove teachers, course designers, or TAs in courses
Users - view list ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Users - view login IDs
Users - view primary email address
Web Conferences - create ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Teacher Secondary Instructor TA TA Grader TA Course Builder Student Course Assistant Course Facilitator Designer Observer Guest Test Student Course ISS