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Canvas is the learning management system (LMS) used by most schools and courses at the University of Pennsylvania. You can find more information about using a variety of features in Canvas for faculty, staff, or TAs. 

Setting up your Profile in Canvas

Setting your Profile, Notification Preferences, and other account settings can help you use Canvas more effectively.

These are great "How-to" guides that will help you get familiar with the most important tools in Canvas. 

All taken from the Canvas Community Instructor Guide. or from Canvas at Penn Library Guide


Have questions about using Canvas? Please email