Canvas: Begin here

This document provides information and links to information about how to navigate and best use the the Rice LMS, Canvas.

Logging in to Canvas

Go to
Select Rice Login or Non-Rice Login as appropriate
Enter your NetID and your NetID password
You are in!

Once you are logged in to Canvas, please visit Rice Canvas 101 for helpful information for faculty and students.

Frequently requested information about Canvas:
Changing the course homepage
Import Previous Canvas Course to a New Course
Adding a Syllabus in Canvas 
Help! I deleted XYZ in Canvas
Mailing List for Class
Quiz Options 
Canvas Assignment Tool as an Alternative to Drop Box
How to Export Grades from Canvas
No Drop Box in Canvas
FAQs in Canvas for Instructors
Canvas Guides
Canvas System Requirements and Supported Browsers
Canvas terminology 
Canvas Feature Release Schedule
Every three weeks, Instructure releases updates to Canvas. You can see "Canvas Release Notes" for information on new releases and subscribe to their email updates to stay current. The information is usually presented in a short video summarizing changes in a release. Additional details are available as well. Check the release notes often to stay informed on bug fixes and new features coming to Canvas.