Canvas is the primary learning management system (LMS) at Iowa State University. It gives you the ability to quickly share course materials and provides easy-to-use tools for communication and collaboration between students, instructors, and teaching assistants.
Are you using Canvas for the first time?
Follow the steps on this Getting Started with Canvas guide to check your browser, access Canvas at Iowa State, and explore Canvas Overview videos or essential guides.
Instructor Guide for Canvas
Manage your Course
- Manage Additional People or Add Users
- Manage Sections
- Additional Course Settings
- Submit Grades
- Manage Incomplete Students
Online Learner Support
Access a variety of ISU resources, services, and more on the Learner Support page.
Find information for each of the learning and teaching apps approved for use at Iowa State University. Each page includes getting started steps for instructors and students, online documentation and support resources.
News & Updates
Instructure has been working on the release of a new feature for the Canvas LMS platform: Canvas New Quizzes. The company has released an aggressive timeline for the implementation of New Quizzes and sunset of
Today, Syllabus Statements in Canvas will be available to all Canvas courses. Syllabus Statements will feature the required and recommended syllabus statements in Canvas as a way to communicate consistent messaging to students. This option
The July 17, 2021 Canvas Release discusses the addition of maintenance windows and the removal of deprecated features.
Having trouble accessing Canvas? Try these troubleshooting steps before contacting Canvas Support.
Contact 24/7 Canvas Support
All 24/7 support options may be found by clicking the ?Help icon (found in the red, left-hand navigation bar in Canvas) to access the support available to you: