For Faculty‎ > ‎

Instructors can use and modify this text to introduce Canvas to their students:

Welcome to [course name]. This semester, I will be using Canvas to share course materials and activities with you. Canvas is a lot like Blackboard, but it has some different features that will be useful in our work together. 

You can access the Canvas course at  Simply log on with your GU NetID and password. 

You should see [course name] under your courses. [You may want to post initial instructions here, such as to check out the syllabus if you’ve posted it or to check out announcements.]

To learn more about navigating Canvas, please watch the video posted here.  You can access Canvas from a web browser or via the app (Android/iOS) for smartphone and tablets.

If you run into any technical problems this semester, you can reach Canvas support by clicking on the “Help” button in the lower left of your screen after you log on:

Looking forward to the semester!


Short Canvas intro:

Is my course on Canvas or Blackboard?