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Welcome to the Canvas Information Site

Messiah Canvas Site

Student Orientation Video

Student Quickstart Guide

Student Orientation Course

Instructor-Administrative Assistant Quickstart Guide

Instructor-Administrative Assistant Orientation Course

*note* Canvas terminology for roles are Instructor and Student, you will need to decide which is applicable for your situation

Visit the FAQ page

Frequently Requested Links


How does a professor see multiple submissions for an assignment?

Give students extra time or attempts on a test or quiz

How do I delay posting grades for an assignment?


How do I submit an assignment?

How do I see my professor's comments on my paper?

Find my professor's feedback (video)

How do I submit a peer review assignment?

How do I see my peer reviewers comments?

Important Dates:

Training Schedule: (no registration required)

Note: Canvas training is now offered as part of Ed Tech Open Door Sessions.

Ed Tech Open Door Sessions for March

Ed Tech Open Door Sessions for April

Training Presentation

Dec 31st, 2013– We plan to transition Sakai to read-only status.  You will be able to access information in Sakai, but you will not be able to add more.

Spring 2014 – All courses should be taught using Canvas.

Dec 31st, 2014 – Sakai will be closed.

Canvas Feature Request

Print Rubric Feature