canvas

learning management system

Canvas is Penn State’s online system for teaching and learning!

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Canvas Release Notes for Saturday, August 17, 2019

Canvas Release Notes are posted every three weeks to highlight new, updated features, and bug fixes. Full details are available at: August 17, 2019 Release Notes or view the Canvas New Feature ScreencastUpdated FeatureDiscussionsFile Attachment DefaultIn Discussions,...

Canvas Service Packs for July 30, 2019

Service packs are updates to Canvas released on a regular basis. Service Pack 2019-8 will deploy on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. ET. During this maintenance window, core Canvas functionality will not be affected. The help form and Penn State...

integrations and enhancements

Current and Upcoming Integrations

Information about Canvas integrations with 3rd party tools (e.g. VoiceThread)

help & support

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A variety of support resources are available from Penn State sources and from Instructure, the company that developed Canvas.

get help

To report a problem or ask a question, contact the Canvas hotline at 1-877-226-4449 or select any of the other help options below.

How to Submit a Ticket

In Canvas -> Help -> Report a Problem

Email

canvas@psu.edu

Live Chat

Chat with Canvas Support

find answers

Canvas Guides

Instructure’s online documentation

Knowledge Base

Penn State’s IT Knowledge Base

join the conversation

Yammer

Penn State’s Yammer Group

Canvas Community

Instructure’s Canvas Community

training

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Click on each block below for live training registration & self-paced training options offered by IT Learning and Development.

Canvas Learning Path

Learn how to get the most out of Canvas at Penn State. This comprehensive, self-paced course includes videos, tutorials, learning activities, example courses, and more, all available 24/7.

Canvas Training Sessions

Browse our complete list of live Canvas training topics, and request one or more live sessions on-demand for any group of 5 or more people who want to learn more about using Canvas at Penn State!

get started with canvas

Learn how to Build a Course from Scratch in Canvas

Starting fresh is almost always more efficient, and it will enable you to build a more organized, feature-rich course.