Canvas Tools

Restore Deleted Items in Canvas

Last updated on October 19, 2021

In Canvas, you have the opportunity to restore or recover content or items that have been deleted from a course. Every course in Canvas has a unique URL or link. By adding /undelete at the end of the URL, you will be brought to a list of recently deleted items that can be restored.


  1. Open the Canvas Course in which the items were deleted.
  2. Type /undelete at the end of the URL in your address bar. 
    • Example Original course URL when you first open a course in Canvas:
    • Example Restore course URL:
  3. Click Enter or Return on your keyboard to go to the new URL.
  4. Click Restore next to the item you want to restore.