canvas

learning management system

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

Canvas for Mobile:Download Structure from iTunesDownload Structure from Google Play

Penn State Go, the official mobile app is here

Penn State Go is available for download from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Visit mobile.psu.edu for more information.Penn State Go delivers single sign-on access to features including Canvas, Penn State email, shuttle bus tracking, campus maps, grades,...

Canvas Release Notes for Saturday, January 18, 2020

Canvas Release Notes are posted every three weeks to highlight new, updated features, and bug fixes. Full details are available at: January 18, 2020 Release Notes or view the Canvas New Feature Screencast.Updated FeatureRubric Criterion RangeA Range checkbox is added...

Safari Browser Display Issues

Users may experience display issues when viewing Canvas course material with Apple's Safari browser. If you experience such issues, please use an alternate browser such as Chrome or Firefox.If you continue to experience display problems after trying an alternate...

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 Penn State IT Service Desk at 814-865-HELP (4357) 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.