Canvas is Duke’s University-supported learning management system, intended specifically for the purpose of delivering a course and integrating with your class roster. Canvas has a wealth of tools and features to help you manage your course, and we recommend it as a natural choice for creating a holistic and versatile learning experience.

Over 300 Duke and DKU instructors will use Canvas for Fall 2023, and Canvas will be available for all Duke instructors to use for Spring 2024. Our goal is to have all courses using Canvas by Fall 2024.

Features and functions of Canvas that we believe the Duke community will find especially valuable include: 

For more information about Duke’s transition to Canvas, visit

To log into Canvas and for training materials on how to use Canvas, visit