Canvas (by Instructure) is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that is currently used by more than 700 colleges and universities around the world. Canvas is the LMS at all four of the University of Nebraska campuses (UNK, UNL, UNMC, UNO).
Benefits & Features
Canvas provides a set of tools focused on improving teaching and learning through a modern interface, and the ability to extend the platform to outside tools and systems.
All active NU students and faculty. Accounts are automatically created after the first time the user logs in.
There is no charge for this service, which is considered a common-good service.
Please refer to the responsible use policy.
Support for any Canvas user is available 24x7 through phone, chat or e-mail. To use this support:
- Login to Canvas
- Click 'Help' (question mark icon)
- Select the type of help you want to use
- Login to Canvas, go to “Help” in the left side navigation pane, locate the support or training information.
- Please submit a ticket via to the ITS Unified Service Desk