Washington University in St. Louis is moving from Blackboard to Canvas for our Learning Management System (LMS) starting in Fall 2018. By the Fall of 2019, Blackboard will no longer be available for teaching. Keep reading to learn how to get ready for Canvas.

Get Started with Canvas!

Click Get Started with Canvas to request your personal Demo Course in Canvas and gain exclusive early access to training materials. Sign up now to become an Early Adopter and teach using Canvas in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019.

Already signed up to be a Canvas Early Adopter? Login to Canvas at MyCanvas.wustl.edu .

Take a Closer Look at CanvasRequest your personal Demo Course and/or
Sign Up to Become a Canvas Early Adopter for Fall 2018/Spring 2019.
Get Started with Canvas!


1. Summer 2018: Planning, Implementation, Training & Support Initiation | 2. Fall 2018: Early Adopter Phase I (faculty sign up to teach with Canvas) | 3. Spring 2019: Early Adopter Phase II (remaining faculty sign up to teach with Canvas; non-curricular courses and organizations support begins) | 4. Summer 2019: Final Adoption Phase (all faculty strongly encouraged to teach with Canvas) | 5. Fall 2019: Complete Adoption (all courses taught in Canvas)

Learn More about Canvas

Can’t find the answer? Visit the FAQ or Resources page. You can also meet the Team or find out more information from the perspective of Students.

Administrators may wish to review the Canvas Communication Sheet. This document should help program leaders understand the implications of opting in to Early Adopter Phase I (Fall 2018) or Phase II (Spring 2019).

Early Adopter Update

The following chart shows Canvas Early Adopter sign-ups split out by school, with a total count of 384 Fall 2018 instructors of record:

Early Adopters by School, July 20, 2018

Early Adopters by School, July 20, 2018