Canvas Resources for Students
Canvas Quick Guide for Students
Canvas is the university-wide Learning Management System (LMS) selected for its student-focused ease of use and intuitive functionality. Canvas provides students a mobile-first and accessible interface to engage in course content making in class and online learning easier. All courses at Northeastern will be on Canvas for the fall 2020 semester.
Explore the following student resources and tips to learn more and get started in Canvas.
Get Started with Canvas in 10 Steps
1. Log in! Canvas.northeastern.edu
2. Download the Canvas Mobile app
The Canvas Mobile app is for students to navigate Canvas on mobile devices. This app can be installed on phones and/or tablets with iOS and Android. To download, search the app store (Apple IOS or Google Play) to access the Canvas mobile app.
3. Customize your profile: add a picture, bio
4. Customize your settings: set your personal pronouns, time zone, and language
6. Connect the calendar to your Outlook calendar (or calendar of choice)
9. Take the Self-Guided Tour
Resources for Students from Canvas
Access guides for students from Canvas. Engage and learn more about Canvas from guides located on the Canvas Community Site.
Frequently Asked Questions for Students
Explore the following frequently asked questions to understand and take a deeper dive into specific Canvas features.
Need more tech support with Canvas? Please reach out and we will do our best to answer your questions.