How do I edit a section/topic name?

Step-by-step guide

  1. Log in to OnCourse
  2. Access the course
  3. Turn on editing.  Locate the the green gear icon on the upper right hand side of the page.  Click on the drop-down menu and select Turn editing on.
    Click on the drop-down menu to the right of the gear icon and click on Turn editing on

  4. Click the Edit drop-down menu associated with the section/topic.
  5. From the drop-down menu, click "Edit topic".

  6. Check the "Custom" box beside "Section name" (to the left of the current name).
  7. Type your preferred section/topic name.
  8. Press the "Save changes" button


  • Use names/dates that correspond with your course Schedule, Syllabus, and other core information documents.
  • Names should be short enough to fit on one line.
  • Optionally, images may be added to the topic area, to differentiate areas. Directions for adding images can be found at


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