Canvas Resources for Students

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The Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) is a robust and feature-rich tool you can use to engage with your Portland State University online course content! To support you in learning how to use this great tool, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) has compiled a list of both vendor-provided and internal technical resources for students on how to get started with Canvas and troubleshoot PSU-specific processes.



Are you wanting to use Google products along with Canvas? Use one of the following collaboration articles below!

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Additional Support

For additional text-based and video support on a variety of Canvas features and tools, please navigate to the Canvas Student Home Page or use the link below to engage with the Canvas Student Guide!

If you are a faculty member searching for Canvas support related to course instruction, please navigate to the Office of Academic Innovation’s Teaching Technology Tutorials on the OAI Plus website.