Canvas Announcement Request Form

Submission Guidelines:
  • -Posting is not guaranteed and announcement spots will be filled first-come, first-served. You are encouraged to plan ahead and submit your announcement as early as possible to reserve a spot. Often announcement spots are filled weeks in advance.
  • -The Canvas Announcement request form must be submitted to Academic Technology no later than the Monday prior to the requested post date.
  • -NEW, Las Cruces campus only: Course offerings/enrollment advertisements will no longer be allowed as Canvas Announcments.
  • -Organizations will be limited to one announcement per week.
  • -Announcements will be posted for no more than five business days and no more than five announcements will appear on Canvas at any time.
  • -Communications must support the academic or administrative functions of the university.
  • -Wording must be clear, specific, and jargon-free.
  • -Text announcements should not exceed 250 characters and contain a link to a page containing additional information.
  • -Posters should be designed for the web, have a width of no more than 768px, a height of no more than 432px, and be no larger than 6MB.
  • -Announcements for research volunteers, commercial bodies, individual student societies or special-interest groups are not normally accepted.
  • -Academic Technology reserves the right to refuse, amend, or remove a requested publicity item at their discretion.
  • Enter your email address
  • Announcement Information

    Provide the following information about your announcement request.
  • Type your text announcement here, exactly as you would like it to appear in Canvas. ALTERNATELY, you may upload a poster image in the file upload box below.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, Max. file size: 6 MB.
    Your image should be no larger than 768 pixels wide by 432 pixels high
  • Screen readers use alt text to describe the image to visually impaired users. Alt text descriptions should be clear, succinct, and contain less than 120 characters.
  • Announcement will only run for five (5) days from start date.
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  • Five days is the maximum amount of time that an announcement will remain on Canvas. Set an end date if your announcement needs to appear for a shorter amount of time.
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    Choose the campus(es) for which your announcement is intended.
    Choose the target audience for your announcement.