Canvas Resources 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. Alll 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.

Watch this Video from Canvas for Students

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 and bio

4. Customize your settings: set your personal pronouns, time zone, and language 

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. 

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