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Canvas Learning Center- Learn how to use Canvas at your own pace. The Learning Center is maintained by Penn State IT. Please contact with questions about the Learning Center.

Please note: If you have trouble accessing the Canvas Learning Center, only those listed as faculty in LDAP have immediate access. Staff will need to request access to Canvas by emailing

Canvas Training- Pick a way to get trained!

Migrating from Angel- A four-step process

Consultations and Assistance- You may need some help with complex courses in Angel when it comes to migrating.

Get Help- 24/7 help is available from Canvas: If you have an issue to report or questions about using Canvas features in your courses, access Canvas Help from your Penn State Canvas dashboard at by clicking on the “Help” button in the lower left corner of the screen. All help requests are initially routed to Canvas Tier 1 support. Penn State specific issues are then forwarded to the Penn State Help Desk.

Create Your First Canvas Course

Merge Courses, Request a Sandbox or Master Course

Add Users to Your Course & Select User Roles

Canvas Community: Orientations, Guides, and Manuals

Learn About Canvas Features (Videos)