Canvas

Canvas is UCSC's Learning Management System (LMS) that integrates digital tools and resources for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of educational courses and training programs. It is a cloud-based service where instructors and students interact, collaborate, teach, learn, and communicate through course sites developed by instructors.

Upcoming Workshops

Grading in Canvas: This workshop will explore setting up Canvas assignments and weighted groups, how to use SpeedGrader, and the Canvas Gradebook. This workshop is aimed at instructors and TAs but everyone is welcome. This workshop is offered by Online Education.

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Let’s Get This Canvas Started!:This three-part workshop is for faculty (and instructional-facing staff) with little or no Canvas experience. Over three one-hour sessions, we will lead you through the beginning steps of setting up your Canvas learning environment and, time permitting, we will also cover some basic Zoom skills.

Basic Canvas Tutorial


Canvas & Appointment Groups


Creating Assignments

Using Zoom from Canvas


Creating Quizzes & Exams


Google Drive App in Canvas

Additional Support

eMail: canvas.help@ucsc.edu