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Canvas is the university’s Learning Management System (LMS). Instructors can post content, assessments, activities, and grades in Canvas while communicating with their students. Students can use Canvas to complete coursework and collaborate with their classmates.

Every course listed in CU-SIS is provided with a Canvas shell. Enrollments are provisioned automatically and will reflect official rosters. 

Canvas Resources

For instructors:

  • Canvas Instructor Guide is available here
  • Canvas Instructor Video overview is available below:

500 - Canvas Overview from Instructure Community on Vimeo.

For students:

  • Canvas Student Guide is available here
  • Canvas Student Video overview is available below: 

200 - Canvas Overview for Students from Instructure Community on Vimeo.

Get Help

Office of Digital Education Canvas Trainings

24/7 support (email, phone, and chat) is found via the Canvas Help menu

For local support, contact the OIT Service Desk: