Canvas at ISU

Canvas at ISU

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 Resources

Instructor Guide for Canvas

Are you teaching in Canvas? Choose a checklist to see exactly what needs done in your course.

Have a specific question?

Find answers to frequently asked questions in the Instructor FAQ.

Mobile App

Grading via mobile app can often increase productivity through the use of the Speedgrader markup tools. View the following resources:

Online Learner Support

Access a variety of ISU resources, services, and more on the Learner Support page.

Mobile App

Increase your productivity through the use of the Canvas mobile app.

View the following resources:

Technology Support

Get the help you need by contacting the appropriate support for each of the learning technologies.

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.

Canvas Release and Deploy – April 27 & May 21

This update will contain general Canvas release and deploy notes for April 27 and May 21. These notes will not contain any updates pertaining to New Quizzes. All New Quizzes updates specific to this timeframe

Visit the Instructure News Room, learn about recently added features, or check the current status.

Help Button in Canvas

Need help?

Troubleshooting steps

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: