In Canvas you can elect to receive course updates via text message. Here is how to add your phone number as a contact method:
1. Click on the Settings link in the red menu located in the top right
2. Under “Ways to Contact” on the right side of the page, click “+ Add Contact Method”
3. Enter your phone number and select your carrier from the drop-down
4. Click “Register SMS”
You will then receive a text message containing an activation code that you can enter on the website. For more information, please see this Canvas guide.
After adding text messaging as a communication method, you will need to adjust your notification preferences to start receiving messages. Please see this Canvas guide for instructions on how to set your notification preferences.