Canvas has improved its integration with Google Apps making it easier for instructors to include collaborations, content sharing, engaging course content, and assignment distribution directly within Canvas. The integration also makes it easy for students to collaborate with instructors and fellow students on individual or group assignments.
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Students and faculty should register the Google Drive service in Canvas to ensure their Geneseo account is associated with Canvas assignments and documents.
If you have already connected your Google Drive account with Canvas but continue to see the "Authorize" prompt in Canvas, here are some troubleshooting steps you can take before contacting CIT. After each numbered step, please be sure you completely quit the browser before logging into Canvas and trying again; closing the browser window is not sufficient.
Disable “block third-party cookies” (a Chrome account preference).
Launch Chrome. At the top right, click More (the three vertical dots) > Settings
At the bottom, click Advanced
Under “Privacy and security,” click Site settings
Disable Block third-party cookies
Log into Canvas and click Account → Settings
If Google Drive appears as a Registered Service , hover over the item and click the X and select OK to unregister the service.
If Google Drive LTI IAD-Prod is listed as an Approved Integration , click the Trash icon and click OK to delete the integration.
Return to the Canvas course and click Google Drive → Authorize
Re-authorize Canvas integration via Google account
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