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Mississippi University for Women uses Canvas for all of its online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses. Faculty and students should access Canvas via the single sign-on campus portal, accessible from the link at the top of most pages of the university’s website. Please use these guides to get started using Canvas and contact the Kossen Center for Teaching & Learning with any questions you may have.

Canvas Instructor Handouts

Canvas Getting Started and Communicating Instructor Handout

Canvas Content and Collaboration Instructor Handout

Canvas Assignments and Grading Instructor Handout

Canvas Conferences Instructor Handout

Canvas System Requirements and Getting Started

First Time Canvas Login Instructions

Canvas Computer Requirements

Canvas Browser Requirements 

Canvas Instructor Resources 

Canvas Quick Fact Sheet (New)

Canvas Tips and Tricks (New)

Canvas Instructor Guide Resource Page

Canvas Getting Started Instructor Course (In Canvas)

Canvas Fact Sheets

Canvas Inactive vs Concluded Grade Center

Canvas Instructor Video Tutorials 

Setting Up Your Course

Calendar Overview (Instructors)

Canvas App Center – External LTI Tools (Instructors)

Canvas Interface Overview (Instructors)

Canvas-PowerSchool Integration Overview (Instructors)

Courses: Creation & Management (Instructors)

Course Analytics (Instructors)

Course Expectations: Canvas Kaleidoscope (Instructors)

Course Import Tool (Instructors)

Course Layout: Customization (Instructors)

Course Settings (Instructors)

Course Settings Part 2 (Instructors)

Draft State Overview (Instructors)

Files: Add Course Content (Instructors)

Groups: Creation & Management (Instructors)

Modules: Creation & Management (Instructors)

Pages: Creation & Management (Instructors)

Rich Content Editor (All Users)

People Overview (Instructors)

Syllabus Overview (Instructors)

Assignments, Quizzes, and Discussions

Assignments Overview (Instructors)

Assignment Creation (Instructors)

Discussions Overview (Instructors)

Discussion Creation (Instructors)

Quiz Creation: Questions (Instructors)

Quiz Creation: Settings (Instructors)

Communication: Announcements, Chats, Collaborations, Conferences

Communication Overview (Instructors)

Announcements Overview (Instructors)

Chat Overview (Instructors)

Collaborations Overview (Instructors)

Conferences Overview (Instructors)

Assessment: Gradebook, SpeedGrader, Rubrics, Outcomes

Gradebook Overview (Instructors)

Outcomes Overview (Instructors)

Rubrics Overview (Instructors)

SpeedGrader Overview (Instructors)

Crocodoc Overview (Instructors)

Canvas Commons

Commons Overview

Commons: Find, Import, Share

Commons: Updatable Resources

Canvas for Mobile Devices

SpeedGrader for Android (Instructors)

SpeedGrader for iOS (Instructors)

Canvas App for Android Tablet (All Users)

Canvas App for Android Phone (All Users)

Canvas App for iPad (All Users)

Canvas App for iPhone (All Users)