Canvas Help Resources :: Canvas Help Resources for Students

Canvas Help Resources

Canvas Help Resources for Students

New Canvas User Interface

NOTE: Canvas recently introduced a new page design called the New Canvas User Interface (UI). Because of that, your computer screen may vary from the images shown in some of the Student Guide pages and Student videos. However, the functionality and location of the components remain the same.

Student Guides and Videos were created by Instructure.

Is Your Computer Ready for Canvas?

Canvas supports the last two versions of every browser release. It is highly recommended updating your browser to the newest version. In the links below, you will find detailed information on minimum system and browser requirements for desktop computers and mobile devices.

How to Access Canvas Courses?

  • You can access the CSI Canvas site at csi.instructure.com
  • The Student Login Information:
    • Username - Student ID
    • Password - Student birthday (mm/dd/yyyy)

Getting Started with Canvas

Learn how to navigate in Canvas, access your courses, change the preferences, manage your coursework, and customize your profile. The settings apply to all of your courses.

Important: keep your Announcements Notifications ON to get email notifications about new posted announcements.

Navigating Through Canvas and Accessing the Courses

Changing User Profile and Preferences

Quick Guide on Canvas Features

Discussions

Assignments

Quizzes

Grades

Modules

On-demand Videos for Students

Instructure provides the series of short video tutorials to help students use the various Canvas tools to be successful online.