CSU is dedicated to supporting instructors teach online with Canvas, as supplement to F2F classes, hybrid, or fully online.

Key Canvas Items

Course Preparation – Learn to use Canvas, course creation, grading schemes, cross-list, and publishing course
Enrollment and Access – Canvas course enrollments, roles and permissions, and incompletes
Course Content – Course home page, navigation, syllabus, reuse previous content, distribute course materials, and communication
Assessments, Quizzes, & Grades – Assignments, quizzes, discussions, proctoring, anti-plagiarism, early performance feedback, and final grades

Additional Resources

External Tools – 3rd party tools add content and functionality to Canvas
Training and Handouts – workshops, customized training, online orientation course, and training handouts
CSU Library Resources – e-Reserve, research guides, copyright, research help, and 24/7 support

Hot Topics

Cross-List/Combine Courses in Canvas
Request Labs/Recitations in Canvas

Frequently Asked Questions

Videos – Integrate videos of lectures into your Canvas course
iClicker – CSU’s recommended classroom polling solution – Free to students & faculty
TurnItIn – Anti-plagiarism software
UDOIT Accessibility Checker


Instructor Canvas Support