Canvas: Getting Started for Instructors

We recommend the following steps for those who are just getting started with Canvas at the University of Minnesota.

Step 1: Explore Canvas

Step 2: Start Building Your Site

Note: You may have academic technologists in your unit who can assist with the course design and development process.

Step 3: Publish Your Course Site

  • Once finalized, your course site needs to be published so enrolled students can find and access it. 
  • Notify your students (optional)

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