Log in and Access your Canvas Courses

Follow these instructions to log in to Canvas and access your courses: Navigate to the canvas.psu.edu website, and click the Canvas Login button in the top right corner, or navigate to psu.instructure.com in the browser of your choice. Authenticate using your Penn...

Video Overview for Faculty

Canvas Video Guide: Videos introducing a number of Canvas features are also available in the Canvas Guides. View a selection of those videos below. If you want to learn more about using Canvas for teaching and learning, visit the Canvas Learning Center. Canvas...

Adjusting font for unusual technical symbols

The Canvas content interface uses the Helvetica Neue font which includes characters for most Western and Central European languages as well as basic and Cyrillic and Greek characters. However, there are a few characters such as phonetic symbols (e.g. /ɛ,ɹ,ɔ,ʒ,ʃ/)...

Student Orientation Module

Introduce Your Students to Canvas ITS Training Services has created a Student Orientation Module titled “Canvas Student Orientation (Penn State)” that is available to all faculty at Penn State as an option for introducing students to Canvas. There are two...

Importing final Canvas grades to LionPATH

For LionPATH to successfully import final grades from Canvas, faculty must first create a Penn State compatible grading scheme in Canvas. Once this grading scheme has been enabled, faculty can then import grades from Canvas to LionPATH through the LionPATH Faculty...