Canvas Guides

Instructure, the company who makes the Canvas learning management system, maintains an archive of high-quality and detailed how-to guides in several formats. We encourage you to explore them!

Homepage of the Canvas Guides


Webpage Guides

These guides are text pages with labled screen-capture images to help you find the controls you need.

Instructor Guide

Student Guide

Admin Guide

Commons Guide

Canvas App Guide

SpeedGrader App Guide

Polls App Guide


Video Guides

The video guides take you step-by-step through navigating and using Canvas.

Video Guide Table of Contents


PDF Guides

The guides are also available in PDF format for offline reference.

PDF Manuals