canvas

learning management system

Canvas is Penn State’s online system for teaching and learning! Direct access to ANGEL has ended.

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Submit session ideas for Canvas Day 2019

Save the date for Canvas Day 2019 on Friday, March 15, 2019, at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. We are interested in your ideas as we build our schedule of events. What kind of teaching experiences do you want to hear about from your...

Canvas Release Notes for September 15, 2018

Penn State is committed to continually enhancing the Canvas user experience. Every three weeks, we will post Canvas release notes, which include production notes on features and updates. These are some highlights of the new and updated features and bug...

Preparing Canvas exams for the Pollock Testing Center

Do you plan to use the Pollock Testing Center for student exams this semester? Remember, you need to schedule the exam with Pollock at least five business days in advance. Before you have your students take your Canvas exam at the testing center, you will...

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.