Canvas Guides

The Canvas Guides will help you learn the ins and outs of Canvas like a pro, no matter your user role. The lessons are continually updated online.

This site should be used for embedded lessons only. Otherwise, please view the Guides in our community site:

View the Canvas Guides in other languages.

Canvas 指南中文版 (Chinese)

Canvas Guider (Danish)

Canvas-guider (Swedish)

Canvas-guider (Norwegian)

Canvas Gidsen (Dutch)

Guías de Canvas (Spanish)

Guias Canvas (Portuguese - Brazil)

Manuels Canvas (French)

Canllaw Canvas (Welsh)

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Canvas Course Pacing

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Canvas Catalog is an all-in-one learning solution that includes a course catalog, course registration system, payment gateway, and learning platform. Canvas Catalog is native to Canvas, which allows institutions to publish any Canvas course in an attractive online catalog quickly and efficiently.


Canvas Studio is the next-generation online video platform that unmutes learning by turning one‑way, passive video into inclusive, productive discussion.

Mobile Guides - Canvas Student

The Canvas Student app is the mobile version of Canvas that helps you stay current with your courses anywhere you go. Download the Canvas Student app on Android and iOS devices.

Mobile Guides - Canvas Teacher

The Canvas Teacher app allows teachers to manage their courses and use Canvas more efficiently from a mobile device.

Mobile Guides - Canvas Parent

Canvas Parent enhances the potential for any parent to engage in their children’s education. Parents can review upcoming or past assignments, check on grades, and receive course announcements.

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