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How to use Canvas Commons

  • Do you have a course or individual course items in Canvas that would like to share with your department, the entire college, or the public?
  • Do you want to be able to import Canvas resources, created and shared by other instructors, into your course?
  • Do you want at the end of the semester to create your personal repository of Canvas course items or entire courses for quick easy access in the future?
  • Do you want to search a database of Canvas courses or course items for great course design ideas?

If you respond to any of those questions with “Yes”, then this information about Canvas Commons is for you.

Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources.

If you want to restrict access to shared resources to your department/program/group members only, please contact Izabella at

Watch short videos:

Commons overview
How to Share Resources
How to Find and Import Resources

Read the Guide:

How do I use Commons?