System Updates

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 12:37

The Faculty Orientation Tutorial is publicly available.  This is a self-paced Canvas Faculty Orientation Tutorial designed to familiarize instructors with the basic need-to-know...

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 10:24

TLT, in coordination with the Rutgers University Libraries, is pleased to announce that Library Research Guides will automatically appear in all Canvas courses in the course-level navigation. The displayed guide(s) has been mapped to your subject or specific course. If you would like to change...

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:07

Text-to-speech technology by ReadSpeaker has been made available to your students in all Rutgers Canvas courses. It does not require your students to download anything on their computers, and can be accessed on any internet-connected device.

Why ReadSpeaker ?

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 09:31
This process has been updated.  Please see Requesting Summer 2018 Courses through REGIS CSS

You can now request a Spring 2017 Canvas course shell for your course offerings through...

Wed, 09/07/2016 - 13:55

Premium hosting for BigBlueButton (Conferences) in Canvas is now available. For more information on the additional capabilities in the premium tier of hosting, please visit .

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 21:30

Canvas is now available in myRutgers ( You may add Canvas to myRutgers by adding the standalone Canvas channel or adding the Learning Management Systems channel. Canvas is one of the options in the LMS channel.

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 17:03

The Rutgers Course Scheduling System (CSS) within SIMS now has Canvas (C) as an option under the CMS field or CMS_TYPE_CD. Please work with your departmental administrators or course editors to accurately code your course offering with the correct learning management system. You may also use...

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 00:08

Rutgers TLT is pleased to announce that our Rutgers Online Learning Help Desk phone, email, and support systems for Canvas are up and running. You will be able to reach out for help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  The help button will follow you throughout your Canvas experience...

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 16:55

Publisher content for Cengage MindTap, McGraw-Hill Campus Connect, Pearson MyLabs, and WileyPlus have now been integrated in Rutgers Canvas. When viewing Navigation in course settings, instructors can now simply drag (or enable) the following tools into the Canvas course navigation:

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Wed, 06/22/2016 - 14:53

On June 10, 2016 we made an announcement about NetID/CAS being available for authentication in Canvas. At the moment, you must have a pre-existing account (Teacher or Student) in the Canvas system to be properly authenticated. If you are an instructor without an account and would like to access...