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. This page provides links to Instructure and UW-IT resources for Canvas administrators.
Canvas Status: real-time info about outages and incidents.
Canvas Help: Instructure’s online documentation for admins,
instructors and students.
Canvas Release Notes: info about the latest released features and updates.
- Canvas Release Schedule
Canvas Release Schedule: upcoming beta and production releases.
Canvas Studio: see what’s currently in development.
Canvas Admin Group: a community for Canvas admins.
UW Canvas Resources
Try out new features and provide feedback.
Safely experiment with snapshot of real UW data.
- Canvas Admin Resources (UW wiki)
Info about how user and course accounts and
academic terms are created in Canvas by UW-IT processes.
- UW Canvas Help
UW-IT’s online documentation for instructors and students.
- When do Canvas courses become available?
- Grant Authorization for Users in Canvas
- UW Canvas Use Policy
- UW-IT Service Catalog: Canvas