Canvas - Help

Last Updated: 05/10/2019
Support Area Description
Help Menu Help menu screenshotWithin the Canvas App, you can search the Canvas support guides, report a problem or chat with Canvas Support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Canvas Basics Learn the basics about Canvas, including how to access dashboard, create courses, etc.
Canvas Instructor Guides  Support for Instructors facilitating Canvas Courses. 
Canvas Student Support Support for students working in Canvas courses.
Syllabus Statement Include this statement in your course syllabus to help students make the most out of Canvas. 
Canvas Support Community Find answers and share ideas with a community of other Canvas users.
Canvas Accessibility Learn about accessible course design in Canvas.
CU Boulder Canvas Workshops Participate in a CU Boulder hosted Canvas Workshop.
CU Boulder Consultation A Learning Technology Consultant is also available to meet with you one-on-one. To schedule a consultation, contact the IT Service Center at: or (303)735-4357 (5-HELP).
Self-paced Canvas Video Tour This self-paced course contains a series of short videos designed to help Instructors learn how to use Canvas. Total viewing time is 45 minutes.
Canvas Training Canvas also offers training webinars that Instructors can register for after they create an account with their CU email accounts (
Find Answers Search for answers to any questions you may have on the Find Answers page in the Canvas community site.


Instructors can use the tutorials linked below to help ensure their content is accessible to all students. For further information about ensuring the accessibility of your course materials, please contact the university’s Universal Design consulting service at (303)735-4357 (5-HELP) from a campus phone or