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This page contains some resources that can help you and your students get started with Canvas. We are currently planning many additional resources to support faculty throughout this process, and this page will evolve as those resources are made available. If you have suggestions for additional resources, please visit the contact form to submit specific ideas, requests, and/or concerns.

Canvas Basics

Learn the basics from the Canvas community website.

Canvas Instructor Guide

A set of Canvas community self-help resources targeted at instructors

Canvas Student Guide

A set of Canvas community self-help resources targeted at students

Canvas Accessibility

Information on the accessibility features offered by Canvas

Canvas Teacher Mobile Guides

A set of Canvas community self-help resources for using the Canvas Teacher mobile app

Canvas Student Mobile Guides

A set of Canvas community self-help resources for using the Canvas Student mobile app

Try Canvas for Free

You can sign up here to access a generic Canvas instance until Pitt’s version is ready.

Canvas Instructor Video Guides

A set of Canvas community self-help videos targeted at instructors

Canvas Student Video Guides

A set of Canvas community self-help videos targeted at students

Canvas Tips, Tricks and Techniques

A free Lynda.com course on how to use Canvas to engage with your students and organize your course materials.

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