Canvas Overview in 5 minutes

Getting Started with Canvas

The Canvas "card" from the OKTA screen

Getting started with Canvas is easy.  All Illinois Tech users access Canvas through their OTKA apps screen by logging in at  Please note that you can drag and drop your Canvas card - feel free to drag it to a spot that's easily accessible to you.  When you click on Canvas, you'll see a list of courses you're currently enrolled in or teaching, depending on your role.

Merging Courses 

Many instructors prefer to merge their sections if they are teaching multiple sections of the same course.  If you would like to merge multiple sections into one course site, so each site shares the same information.  Submit a Canvas Course Merge Request

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