How Do I Integrate Top Hat With My Canvas Course?

You will need to make a Top Hat account at before continuing with this tutorial.
On Top Hat's homepage, click "Signup" in the top-right, then click "My institution has a Top Hat license".

You must type the full name of the university to bring the correct search result.

You must select Brigham Young University - Idaho (Canvas). If you choose Brigham Young University - Idaho (D2L), your grades will not sync.

Create Your Course

Navigate to the Your Courses page in Top Hat

Select Create Course on the right side of the page

  1. Enter all the required information
  2. Select Create

Create the Integration with Canvas

Login to

Enter the course that you want to connect to Canvas

Select the Settings Gear in the top right corner

Select Course Settings

Select LMS Integration & Sync

Select Enable LMS Sync

Select Authorize Top Hat with your LMS

Select Authorize

  1. Select the Canvas Course that you want to connect to Top Hat
  2. Select Next

Sync Grades

Select Gradbook from the navigation menu

Select Yes, show grades

Select LMS Sync in the top right corner of the page

Select Run LMS sync