Canvas Course Websites for Harvard

Canvas by Instructure is the default platform for FAS course websites, and we're here to help you get your sites ready.

Fall 2017 Canvas sites are ready!

If you are teaching a Fall 2017 course, your Canvas site has been created and is available for setup! To claim your course site, visit your list of Fall courses in, launch the course website, and follow the setup checklist. Be sure to publish your site as soon as you’re ready for students to begin visiting it.

For assistance setting up your course site, or importing content from an iSite, contact Academic Technology for FAS at

New resources are available! Download our quick-reference handouts

Administering Your (Or Someone Else's!) Canvas Course Site Communicating with Students in Canvas Assignments and Grading in Canvas Using the Canvas Calendar

More Information on Canvas

Find your Canvas site - Log in to MY.HARVARD to find the link to your course Learn about new Canvas features and functionality for the current academic year Help with Canvas - Get 24x7 Live Help (online chat or phone) from the Help link inside Canvas, or visit the HARVARD GUIDE TO USING CANVAS for Harvard-specific help Find Canvas Training - Workshops and office hours for faculty and staff supporting FAS courses