Getting Started

We recommend the following resources to faculty who are new to Canvas:

GU Canvas Guides

NEW!  Learn Canvas at your own pace using this specially designed course for Georgetown faculty. Topics covered include getting started, adding content, organizing your course, communicating with students, and assignments. Enroll in the course (you will be prompted to log in with your NetID and password).

Video Guides

These short video guides cover Canvas basics training topics:

UIS Online Training Sessions

UIS offers Canvas training webinars for Georgetown faculty and staff.

Request a Canvas consultation or training with UIS.

For additional resources for using Canvas, see Training and Guides.

How to Access Canvas

To explore this new course platform, log in to Canvas (with your Georgetown NetID and password).  Once you logged, faculty will find

  • All Spring 2018 courses with enrollments in Canvas
  • content from their Fall 2014 - Spring 2016 Blackboard course sites that have been copied to Canvas
  • a test "sandbox" course site for all faculty (if you don't see a sandbox course when you log in to Canvas, use this form to request one)

Moving from Blackboard?

Learn how to migrate course content from Blackboard to Canvas.

Request a Canvas Consultation or Trainingwith UIS.

Canvas Tips

See the Top Five Tips for faculty using Canvas.