Canvas at U-M

Canvas is a web-based learning management system (LMS) used by U-M educators, staff, and students to access and manage online course learning materials and communicate about skill development and learning achievement.

Getting Started with Canvas at U-M

  1. Go to
  2. Choose the appropriate login method
  3. Prepare your course material
  4. Publish your course so students have access to the course

Sensitive Data

Canvas can be used for certain kinds of sensitive data detailed in the Sensitive Data Guide to IT Services. You are responsible for using Canvas appropriately with sensitive university data.