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 Teacher App for Mobile


Canvas Teacher App for Android

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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 that are new to Canvas should view the Canvas Overview video, read the Student Quickstart Guide, and search the comprehensive Canvas Student Guide.

Students can also contact NMSU Help Desk at 575-646-1840 or OR the NMSU Student Technology Advisor at 575-646-4857 or for assistance with Canvas.