Frequently Asked Questions

When will the switch from Blackboard to Canvas occur?

Stetson University will fully transition from Blackboard to Canvas in June, 2021.

What will be last day to access Blackboard?

Blackboard will be unavailable starting June 13th, 2021 at 11:59pm.

What semesters will the transition affect?

DeLand Campus

Stetson University will utilize Blackboard through the spring 2021 semester and begin using Canvas for the summer 2021 semester.

Gulfport Campus

Stetson University College of Law will utilize Blackboard through the spring 2021 semester and begin using Canvas for the summer 2021 semester.

How will courses be transferred from Blackboard to Canvas?

The Office of Information Technology (IT) and Canvas will transfer all courses from Blackboard to Canvas during the transition period. Faculty members are asked to review and check his or her course for proper transfer and usability.

What do faculty need to do to prepare for this transition?

Faculty members are asked to participate in the professional development opportunities offered by Stetson University in order to develop mastery of the Canvas Learning Management System.

What do students need to do to prepare for this transition?

Students may participate in the Canvas course, Passport to Canvas. This self-paced course allows students to master the skills necessary to successfully utilize the Canvas LMS.