Canvas Learning Management System

Service Description

Canvas is a cloud-based, modern Learning Management System (LMS) that allows for easy publishing of course materials, simplified course management, seamless course calendaring, communication and collaboration with students, and efficient grading.

Service Options

Optional services for schools or departments in the UW Canvas LMS include the following:

  • Administrative roles for school or departmental support staff
  • Custom integration of third-party tools or service


UW Faculty; UW staff; UW students; UW academic units; UW administrative units; UW Medical Center; Harborview Medical Center

How to Order

Available online at


Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


This service is included in the Technology Recharge Fee for UW faculty, staff, and students. Some optional services are provided for a fee. Please contact if you are interested in custom integration of third-party tools or services.

Service Level Description

UW Information Technology responds to requests/queries in two business days, if not sooner. Operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Support Information

Web: Teaching and Learning Tools
Workshops: View the schedule and register at Learning Technologies Workshops

Support is provided by Learning Technologies Help Desk.
Location: Odegaard Building, room 230
Phone: 206-221-5000, option 4
Online: Send us a question
In-person: Walk-in locations and business hours


Last Review Date: 04/25/2015