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Issues accessing Rutgers Canvas

Rutgers Canvas users are experiencing page errors when attempting to access Canvas. Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, first reported issues at 8:48 AM EST. As of 10:17 AM EST – A fix has been implemented and Instructure is monitoring the results. Please check Canvas Status for updates.

Canvas Release Notes (2021-3-20)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (March 20): Students can use their webcam to submit File Upload assignments. In SpeedGrader, instructors can reassign an … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2021-2-20)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (February 20), LaTeX equations can be entered in any Canvas text field, and MathJax is loaded if Canvas … Read More

Canvas Release: Mirror Sites

​Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the integration of Canvas Mirror Sites, available as an application in RU Faculty Tools. Mirror Sites allow faculty and staff to create a separate course site and mirror an active student roster. When students add or drop a course during the semester, their enrollment will be updated in both … Read More

Spring 2021 Sites Now Available

  Spring 2021 Canvas sites Spring 2021 course sites are now set up in Canvas. Faculty assigned in the course scheduling systems will be automatically provided access to their section in Canvas. Any new sections added or instructors assigned will be updated in Canvas within 24 hours. Student enrollments in the Canvas site’s will fluctuate … Read More

Canvas Changes for Spring 2021

This announcement is intended for Rutgers Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick. The message below does not apply to students at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Start Date: Monday, November 23rd, 2020 Summary: The Office of Information Technology will be rolling out the next phase in the Transition to Canvas. Starting on Monday, November 23, 2020, … Read More

Canvas Release Notes (2020-10-17)

In an effort to continually improve Canvas, Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades every third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Pertinent features and upgrades are listed below. In this Canvas release (October 17), New Analytics provides downloadable CSV files for missing assignments, late assignments, excused assignments, the class roster, … Read More

Student Withdrawals and Warning Grades in Canvas

Students who withdraw from a course after the add/drop period will remain on the Canvas enrollment roster. Their course status is changed from “active” to “inactive”. Inactive enrollments cannot view the course on their dashboard or access any of the course content. Additionally, inactive enrollments will not receive messages from the course. For more information … Read More

Secure and Control Web Meetings

The Office of Information Technology has created a variety of resources with useful strategies for keeping meetings secure and guidance for taking action in challenging circumstances. Also, new security features have been added to Zoom. Keeping intruders out of web conferences Zoom: Key tips to avoid Zoombombing and unwanted meeting guests Webex: Best practices for secure meetings … Read More

Pass/No Credit option available for Summer 2020

This announcement is intended for students at Rutgers Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick. The message below does not apply to students at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences or Rutgers Law School. Students will be allowed to choose whether they designate one or more courses to be Pass/No Credit (P/NC) for Summer 2020. The request form … Read More