Canvas at the UofM
Canvas is our web-based learning management system, or LMS. All of UofM’s current learning technologies integrate with Canvas, including Banner Student Information System, Microsoft Office 365 and Teams, Qualtrics, Turnitin, and Zoom. Canvas provides enhanced reporting of metrics at the student, course, program, degree, and institutional level. Canvas Studio allows faculty and students to quickly record and caption video.
How do I log in to Canvas?
This newsletter highlights many new items that were introduced to Canvas over Summer break and the start of the Fall semester.
This newsletter features on demand Canvas tutorials, new Zoom training classes, plus tips and resources to get your Canvas courses ready for the semester.
Add TA/GA/Faculty Upcoming Change:
Per the Registrar’s Office, as of April 14, 2023, all TAs and GAs should be added to semester sections through Banner. TAs/GAs will
no longer be added manually to Banner-generated sections in Canvas by Department Aides
or the UM3D team. All TA/GA additions will need to be added to semester sections by
Once a TA/GA’s contract has been approved and FERPA training has been completed, your department scheduler can add TAs and GAs to applicable sections or the department scheduler can place a ticket to have TAs/GAs faculty role activated. This may be submitted via the Registrar’s Office Academic Section Maintenance Request.
Once added to Banner, TAs/GAs will appear as instructors (with instructor-level permissions) in their assigned Canvas course. TAs/GAs will also appear as instructors in Banner with the instructor of record/primary instructor designated in Banner via (P)
If you have additional questions about this process, please place a ticket with the Registrar’s Office.