Canvas Support

Getting a Course or Sandbox on Canvas

Live Course Sites Live Course Sites are the official worksites for a particular academic course and are linked to the Rutgers Student Information Systems to automatically populate its roster. Find more infor...

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How to log in to Canvas

This page will explain how to access your account using a Rutgers NetID or the Email Address associated with your account. Logging in with a Rutgers NetID All active faculty and students at Rutger...

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Getting Started in Canvas for Students

This page will help you become familiar with the basics of Canvas. Canvas Overview for Students Video by Instructure Checklist Before Using Canvas Review Ca...

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Canvas Tip Sheet for Students

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Notifications in Canvas

The default notification settings in Canvas are shown below. *Please Note* All Notifications sent from within a Canvas course shell will come from "notifications@instructure.com" and will not reference Rutgers...

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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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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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How do I add users to my course? (Instructors)

Registered users are added through an automated process if the course is linked to a Rutgers course roster or if the course is linked to Canvas in ANCOR for non-credit offerings. Canvas also makes it possible ...

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