Canvas - How to Use Canvas at Virginia Tech (for Students)


Introduction

Canvas is Virginia Tech's learning management system (LMS). Students use Canvas to access learning materials, like assignments, quizzes, feedback, and grades.

  • Official courses are automatically created in students' Canvas accounts.
  • Canvas provides 24-7 support by phone (833-639-7621) and chat (click Help on any Canvas screen).

The Canvas Student Guide has full instructions on using Canvas. These instructions are specific to Virginia Tech.

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Instructions

Learning to Use Canvas

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Canvas Topics

Click on each topic to learn more about how to use Canvas. To see more topics, please see the Canvas Guides.

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Feature Idea Conversations 

Idea conversations allow you to initiate or contribute to conversations about desired enhancements to Canvas functionality.

See About Idea Conversations

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Getting Help

Instructure, the creators of Canvas, provide 24-7 Canvas support, including live chat and a support hotline. 

To get Canvas help, click Help on any Canvas screen and choose from help options: 

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