Canvas Support

How to log in to Canvas

Logging in with Rutgers NetID All active faculty and students at Rutgers University are provided a NetID. Using your NetID, you will be able to log in to your Canvas account. Please navigate to Canvas Hom...

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Canvas Tip Sheet for Students

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Reset Canvas Password

These instructions do not affect Rutgers NetID Passwords There is alternate way to log in to canvas is using a Login ID. This login method may use your Email Address or Rutgers NetID, with a separate different...

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Canvas Mobile Apps

There are several mobile apps for Canvas. The descriptions for each app are shown below. Canvas Student App This app provides access to Canvas students while on the go. Depending on your devic...

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Notifications in Canvas

The default notification settings in Canvas are shown below. See How do I set my Notification Preferences? for details about changing the contact method for notifications or the frequency with which you are no...

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Access Canvas Mobile Device

You can access Canvas from any browser on your Android/iOS device. However, mobile browsers are not supported, and features may not function as expected compared to viewing Canvas in a fully supported desktop b...

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Sending Messages in Canvas

Please note: Messaging people in Canvas is not the same as sending someone a direct email. However you can set up text and email notifications for inbox messages. Instructions will be listed at the bottom of t...

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Canvas Course Roles and Permissions

The chart below provides detailed information about the type of course roles in Canvas and their corresponding permissions. Schools and departments may assign Canvas Administrators who have unit-specific permi...

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eCollege to Canvas Terminology

This chart is intended to help users locate common tools and options which they have been familiar with in LearningStudio (eCollege). It will tell you the equivalent of those tools and options, in Canvas, and w...

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Sakai to Canvas Terminology

This chart is intended to help users locate common tools and options which they have been familiar with in Sakai. It will tell you the equivalent of those tools and options, in Canvas, and where to find them. ...

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