Simple Syllabus

We use Simple Syllabus to collect, track, and maintain syllabi for courses and programs at MTECH. Read this article to get started.


When you get a new Canvas course, please click on “Simple Syllabus” in the course navigation. Update the details of your syllabus in any fields that you can edit. (Some areas of your syllabus will not be editable, as these are templated sections for the whole college or for your program.)

When you are done, scroll to the bottom and click “Submit” to send your syllabus changes to the Program Director. They will approve or reject your syllabus. Once your syllabus is approved, it will appear in your course for students to view.

Program Coordinators

Program coordinators are given designer permissions in Simple Syllabus. To edit the syllabus template for your program, log in to Click on “Course Master” and this will allow you to enter information for your program. If there is a section you would like to add to your department’s template, contact the Office of Teaching and Learning.

Approvers (Program Directors)

As an approver in Simple Syllabus, you will be sent completed syllabi from instructors and program coordinators. If you choose to “reject” a syllabus, it will be sent back to the instructor for further editing. If you choose to accept the syllabus, it will be published in Canvas and on the Simple Syllabus website for the public to see.

Updated on February 2, 2021

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