This page contains information about how courses and rosters work in Canvas.
Live Course Sites
Live Course Sites are the official worksites for a particular academic course and are linked to the Rutgers Student Information Systems to automatically populate its roster. Find more information on the Live Course Sites.
Courses properly coded for Canvas in the REGIS and BANNER scheduling system are created automatically for the assigned instructor.
Rosters for Live Course Sites are synced daily with the student information systems.
Sandbox Course Sites
Sandbox Course Sites (often referred to as a ‘templates’) are not connected to a roster. These sites can be used for practice, testing, or archiving content.
Sandbox Course Sites in Canvas are not associated with credit course sections or academic terms and need to be requested.
There are no attached roster for Sandbox Course Sites. All participants need to be added manually by a Sub-Account Admins, Teachers, and TA’s in the site.
Non-Credit Course Sites
The Application for Noncredit Online Registration (ANCOR) is the registration system used at Rutgers ensure compliance with the university’s policies for noncredit student records and business practices.
The ANCOR integration in Canvas allows programs to create canvas course sites themselves and have enrollments synced in real time. For more information about ANCOR and their Canvas Integration, please visit their website.
If your program is not using ANCOR, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
If your program is not using ANCOR, the rosters will need to managed by the department offering the program.