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Instructure Sunet LMS Integration Overview

Instructure supports a SIS integration with Sunet LMS. The integration uses APIs made available from LIS 2.0 where the Sunet LMS is the OneRoster data provider, and Instructure is the OneRoster data consumer. Learn more about OneRoster.

The Instructure Sunet LMS integration allows Sunet LMS to sync rostering data to Canvas.

As an admin, you can review the integration functionality and limitations and request the integration for your institution.

Note: Currently the Canvas Sunet LMS integration does not support grade passback functionality.

Integration Overview

The Instructure Sunet LMS integration passes rostering data from your SIS to Canvas using the LIS 2.0 APIs. Any changes made in Sunet LMS are reflected in Canvas after a nightly, one-way transfer.

Supported Objects

The following data is included in any provisioning transfer:

  • Courses
  • Enrollments
  • Sections
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Sub-accounts
  • Terms

Sunet LMS Integration Prerequisites

Before implementing the Instructure Sunet LMS integration, your institution must meet the following requirements:

  1. Request your institution's LIS 2.0 credentials from Sunet LMS. These LIS credentials (API URL, client key, and client secret) should be sent to the Instructure SIS team using a secure Canvas-provided link.
  2. Once you have shared your LIS credentials, the Instructure SIS team will verify the integration connectivity.
  3. If your institution is converting from one SIS to another or transitioning from a different integration, the SIS team must perform an evaluation of the integration against your data. The SIS team will contact you with any concerns about converting to the Classlnik integration.

Next Steps

If you are interested in enabling the Instructure Sunet LMS Integration for provisioning, please contact your Customer Success Manager (CSM) for consideration.

Additional Resources

Learn more about Sunet LMS.