Canvas Resources

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Getting Started with Canvas for Faculty

If you are new to using Canvas, start with the Canvas Orientation for Instructors. Click ORIENTATION to begin.

Read our NMSU Canvas FAQ for answers to common questions.

Request a Canvas Development Course.

Start building your course with the Instructor Quickstart Guide or browse the comprehensive Canvas Instructor Guide.

The recommended Windows browsers for Canvas are Firefox and Chrome. If you are using a Mac, Safari is also recommended. Canvas works best with the latest version of the Flash and Java plugins. Learn more about the Software Requirements for Canvas from Instructure.

Canvas for Mobile

Canvas Android Phone Guide
Canvas Android Tablet Guide
Canvas iOS Phone Guide
Canvas iOS Tablet Guide

Video Tutorials

Instructure has created step-by-step video guides for Instructors and Students. View the list of Canvas Video Tutorials from Instructure.

Resources to Share with Students

Students who are new to using Canvas can take the Canvas Student Tour, read the Student Quickstart Guide, or search the comprehensive Canvas Student Guide.

Students can also contact NMSU Student Technology Advisor 575-646-3838 or for assistance with Canvas.