About Canvas

Canvas is a learning management system adopted by ASU in the 2018-2019 academic year. Whether you teach face to face or online, Canvas allows you to efficiently organize and deliver your courses.

The benefits of using Canvas include: 

  • intuitive navigation
  • centralized location for student submissions and grading
  • cloud-based - no downtime for scheduled maintenance 
  • 24/7/365 support from the ASU Help Center

Access Canvas

How does Canvas compare to Blackboard? 

Request Your Course

Be sure to request your course for the upcoming semester well enough in advance to ensure you have plenty of time to develop the site. Visit this page to access the correct form for your request.

User Guides

Want to see if a certain functionality you like is available in Canvas? Need information on how to create a quiz? Use the training guides and supplemental materials available here to assist you.

Technical Support

If you have a technical related issue in your course or encountered an error that needs to be looked at, get live technical support! There are options available for you based on the urgency of your situation.