Canvas, Graduate Academy

Canvas resources to accompany the presentation provided at the Spring and Fall Graduate Academy for incoming Teaching Assistants

Request a Canvas Course:

Presenter's Slides: 2022 Fall Grad Academy.pptx

Space Request Application 

How-to documentation for using the Learning Spaces Request Application:

Getting Help and Training

Canvas help link location left side menu

Self-paced Training

For Canvas use the Help Icon on the Left Menu. 

Search the Canvas Guides for documentation or search the UIUC Knowledge Base for relevant articles. Click Canvas Training Portal for training, or use the Chat with Canvas Support (Faculty) for 24/7 support. You may also contact Technology Services for Canvas support.

Managing Notifications:

Canvas, Setting Notification Preferences as a Student

Canvas, Notification settings for an instructor

Managing Users and Student Rosters:

Adding users to your Canvas course: Canvas, Adding a student, TA, Instructor

Student Preview Mode

Canvas Student View: Canvas, Previewing course content using Student View

Course Communications

Canvas, Announcement Best Practices & Formatting Recommendations


Course Settings, Assignments, and Grades

Canvas course styles and setting a Course Home Page: Canvas, Setting a Course Entry Point

You must Publish your Canvas course for students to access it: Canvas, Publishing a course 
Grading within Canvas:

Related Tools and Services:

Kaltura and Illinois Mediaspace

Zoom documentation via:


Research IT: The Research IT team's goal is to bridge any gaps that may exist between researchers and the technology that enables research. See:

Mobile Apps:

 Canvas, Mobile Apps for Students 

Canvas Mobile App for Teachers:

Keywords:rosters, assignments, announcements, grading, orientation, technology   Doc ID:78863
Owner:Dan H.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2017-12-20 12:43 CDTUpdated:2023-01-11 12:09 CDT
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