Canvas

Canvas is a web-based application which enables faculty members to deliver course content, exams, quizzes, discussions and more to students. Here you can access Canvas

Available To

  • Academic departments
  • Faculty
  • Guests
  • Students

Benefits

Canvas offers convenience and flexibility. It's central to Stetson University's ability to deliver quality academic courses and is key to providing a modern classroom experience. Faculty manage all course materials online, where they are instantly available to students. Canvas allows faculty to post documents, make announcements, send email, create online assessments and more. Students can access course materials, send files and messages to their instructor, access their grades for specific courses, and correspond with each other. Course materials are available 24/7/365, from any location, allowing students to learn when and where they like.

Key Features

  • Multimedia content - Canvas allows the delivery of rich multimedia content, including audio and video, in addition to electronic documents.
  • Live interaction and communication - Students enjoy easy access to their instructor and each other via email, discussion boards and blogs.
  • Advanced quiz and survey tools - Faculty can create tests, quizzes and surveys to gather student feedback online.
  • Easy document sharing - Upload files with just a few easy clicks.
  • Modern infrastructure and support - Canvas supports modern browsers, operating systems and web technologies.

Availability

The Office of Information Technology strives to maximize the availability of supported services. In the event of a planned service outage, all reasonable methods of communication will be used to alert the service's users as far in advance of the outage as reasonably possible. In the event of an unplanned service outage, the Office of Information Technology will utilize all reasonable methods of communication to alert the service's users regarding the issue and will update alerts when service is restored.

Requirements

  • A modern computer and Internet browser that supports HTML5.
  • An Internet connection.

Support

If you need assistance with access to or help using Canvas, please contact the I.T. Help Desk.