Clean, simple layout – the intuitive user interface allows instructors to set up course content and tools efficiently. Students can navigate Canvas course sites and submit work with ease.

Communication options - Students and faculty can communicate in and out of Canvas via Email, SMS Texts, Facebook, or Twitter. Students have multiple options to stay up to date on course work. Instructors maintain contact easily with their students.

Improved mobile experience – Use your smartphone or iPad to participate in discussions and view course content. Instructors can use the SpeedGrader iPad app to make routine grading more efficient.

Native multimedia commenting - Add audio and video posts to discussions with just a few clicks. Instructors can leave video or audio comments when grading assignments using a webcam or microphone.

Reliable, stable performance – Canvas is hosted by Amazon Web Services, with 99.9% uptime guaranteed.

Welcome to “hands-free” upgrades - Canvas updates are pushed out regularly with virtually no downtime