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This document outlines resources on how to get started with Canvas at UW-Madison.

Credit-based Courses Available in Canvas

All credit-based courses are now available in Canvas and can be accessed by logging into the Learn@UW Course Dashboard. Faculty and instructional staff should contact the designated instructional technology point-person for their school or college to help plan for their transition to Canvas.

Non-Credit Courses Available in Canvas

All non-credit courses are now available in Canvas and can be accessed by logging into the Learn@UW Course Dashboard. This includes courses in the following areas:

  • Lifelong learning (enrichment or professional training) courses for external audiences
    Employee/Staff onboarding and training courses
  • Large‐scale training and compliance courses for employees
  • Large‐scale compliance courses for students

For questions about Lifelong Learning (enrichment or professional training) courses for external audiences to Canvas, please contact:

For questions about transitioning employee/staff on-boarding and training courses, large-scale training and compliance courses for employees, and large-scale compliance courses for students, please contact:

Request a Canvas Sandbox Course

Canvas sandbox courses are available for those who wish to experiment with Canvas and begin designing courses in the meantime. Requests can be submitted through the Canvas Course Request form. Information on the automatic creation of Course Guide courses in Canvas is available in Canvas - How Automated Course and Section Creation Works (UW-Madison)

Canvas Support and Training

For information on available Canvas training resources, please see Canvas - Training Resources (UW-Madison).

For Canvas support, please see Get Help from DoIT. For the latest updates about Canvas, please see the UW-Madison Canvas Information website. We also encourage you to use the UW-Madison Canvas Community.

Canvas System Requirements and Supported Browsers

Canvas Release Schedule

Instructure releases updates to Canvas every three weeks. Please see "Canvas Release Notes" for information on new releases. New releases also generally contain a short video summarizing changes in a release. Check the release notes often to stay informed on bug fixes or new features coming to Canvas.


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1 **** Canvas - Faculty Center Grade Prep Tool and Final Grade Preparation
692492018-12-217540
2 *** Canvas - Known Issues and Workarounds (UW-Madison)
766142018-10-032746
3 Canvas - Status of the Syllabus Tool at UW-Madison
919402019-05-2324
4 Kaltura - Recording video with Webcam Recorder in Canvas
919302019-05-2334
5 Canvas - How to Use Your Laptop or Desktop Computer to Get Video Into a Canvas Discussion Reply (UW-Madison)
711222019-05-237502
6 Kaltura - Recording video with Webcam Recorder in MediaSpace
909182019-05-23166
7 Canvas - Using the Course Summary Tool
918442019-05-2167
8 Kaltura Capture - Recording your screen or webcam with Kaltura Capture from Kaltura MediaSpace
905362019-05-21881
9 Canvas - Enabled Application Configurations (UW-Madison)
654662019-05-209332
10 Canvas and AEFIS - Using the Course Syllabus (AEFIS) Tool
790392019-05-203262
11 Canvas - Adding a Kaltura Interactive Video Quiz (IVQ) as an Assignment
664222019-05-183437
12 Canvas/Kaltura - Known Issue - Interacting with Kaltura Media in Canvas Presents a Message About Blocked Cookies (UW-Madison)
773422019-05-176944
13 Kaltura Capture - Installation
905302019-05-15639
14 Canvas - Quizzes.Next Status at UW-Madison
916422019-05-1260
15 Canvas - Configuring Brain Atlas
878132019-05-10340
16 Canvas - AEFIS Syllabus Tool - Known Issues
870792019-05-09735
17 Canvas - Accessing Kaltura Media (UW-Madison)
630032019-05-075260
18 Canvas - How to add or embed a video in your Canvas course using Kaltura Media (UW-Madison)
629512019-05-0712360
19 Kaltura Capture - Lab or Departmental Deployment
908892019-04-24161
20 Canvas - Getting Started with Canvas Commons
906832019-04-23174

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