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Canvas for Graduate Studies

Timeline

Course sites will be available in Canvas for ‘building’ at the end of April/early May 2022.

What to Expect

  • Graduate faculty will be responsible for backing up materials from Sakai and building their own course sites in Canvas.
  • ITDP will send an email when courses are created and a reminder to Graduate faculty for any course site merge requests.

Accessing Canvas

  • Go to https://canvas.providence.edu/  
  • Log in with your Network ID and password (same as Sakai or Outlook) 
    • If you need your password reset, please contact helpdesk@providence.edu 
    • If you are already logged into Microsoft Outlook, your credentials should ‘pass through’ to Canvas.   
  • Course sites, including add/drop, will be managed by Banner’s enrollment system.  You will not need to add or remove students from the roster manually.

Training and Resources

Getting Started

  • Once you have logged into Canvas, you will have access to the Canvas Training Portal (found in the “Help” section).
  • LinkedIn learning also has a self-paced tutorial available, “Learning Canvas“.

Additional Canvas Resources

Resources for Teaching Online

  • Click here for information about accessing the Blend by Design training program, a self-paced, online course about teaching hybrid/blended courses.

Canvas Support

  • Canvas Tier 1 support can be reached for live support by click the “Help” button in Canvas, and selecting “Chat with Canvas Support (for Faculty)”. Instructure’s chat support is available 24/7 to PC Faculty and Students.
  • If none of the above avenues resolve your issue, or if you are not sure where to start, email CanvasHelp@Providence.edu to contact a member of the ITDP/IT team.