Getting Started

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

1. Online Training from Instructure

The Canvas Fundamental Series webinars provide instruction on navigating Canvas, adding content, and structuring your course.  To access these sessions, you must first create a free training account.

2. Video Guides

These short video guides cover Canvas basics training topics:

3. Instructor Getting Started Guide

The Canvas Instructor Getting Started Guide includes a series of short articles for instructors new to Canvas.

Accessing Canvas

To explore this new course platform, log in to Canvas where we have

  • created all Summer and Fall 2017 courses with enrollments in Canvas
  • copied over content from Fall 2014 - Spring 2016 Blackboard course sites into Canvas
  • created 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)