Canvas Course Request

Instructors interested in teaching in Canvas my request a Canvas course site via two methods.

Requesting a course through the Course Scheduling Systems

To request your Canvas course site for new terms through the Rutgers Course Scheduling System (CSS) within SIMS or BANNER, please work with your departmental administrators or departmental course editors to accurately code your course offering.  See this article on how to use the Rutgers student information systems to autocreate your course. This is the preferred method to request a Canvas course.

Requesting a template

To request a template, please send an email to  Please include your Rutgers NetID and your department or unit.