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Videos for Students Using Canvas

Most classes will be taught through the university’s learning management system, Canvas. Canvas is a cloud-based system that can house course materials, facilitate instructional delivery, learning activities, and assessment processes. You can access Canvas through the OSU portal at There you will see your courses listed on the dashboard. The videos below provide you with an overview of Canvas and its commonly used features. If you have difficulty using Canvas, you can contact the OSU Helpdesk at 744-HELP or OR you can use the 24/7 Canvas Support options on the left navigation panel of your Canvas site. Support options include Live Chat or the Canvas Support Hotline (833) 742-0661.


Canvas: Your Portal to Online Learning


Accessing and Navigating Canvas - PDF



Accessing and Navigating Canvas - PDF

Submitting Assignments in Canvas   -   PDF

Navigating Grades in Canvas   -   PDF




Taking a Quiz or Exam - PDF

Participating in Discussions   -   PDF

Recording Screen using Arc in Canvas   -   PDF



Canvas Support Hotline

1 (855) 691-6198

Live chat with Canvas Support can be accessed using the Help link on the left navigation panel on your Canvas dashboard.
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