Starting around 4:29 EST, users were unable to access Canvas and received heavy load messages and page errors. Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, began investigating the issue and identified the issue. Instructure reported at 4:59 EST that a fix was being implemented. Instructure will continue to monitor the results to ensure no further impact.
Canvas instructors are encouraged to extend due dates for quizzes and assignments that were due on March 3 at 5 pm EST.