Create a Canvas Site

Getting Started

MIT Canvas Landing Page

Why use Canvas?

Canvas is a LMS that is automatically connected to many digital tools that can enhance your course, for example

  • Zoom
  • Gradescope
  • MITx
  • Piazza


MIT Canvas resources

Canvas Help

Note: MIT has paid for a 24 hour Canvas support!

  • Email support:
  • Phone: +1-833-848-4860

The resources above (and more) can be found by doing the following:

  • Go to,
  • Log in with your certificates.
  • Click Help in the bottom left menu.