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


Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


No charge for use of Canvas LMS by 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

Phone: 206-221-5000 (options 4) Monday - Friday 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Walk-in help: Odegaard Building Room 230

  • Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Workshops: View the schedule and register at


Last Review Date: 04/25/2015