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BigBlueButton Maintenance Event on May 28, 2023 starting at 5 AM EDT


BigBlueButton (Canvas Conferences) will conduct a scheduled system maintenance on Sunday, May 28, 2023 from 5:00-5:30 AM EDT.  During this time, services including BigBlueButton will be unavailable. When will services be unavailable? UTC Sunday May 28 09:00-09:30 AM EDT Sunday May 28 05:00-05:30 AM PDT Sunday May 28 02:00-02:30 AM Is your time zone not … Read More

Feature Release: WileyPlus Upgrade


Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the upgrade of WileyPLUS and WileyPLUS Assignments to the latest learning tool standards and is currently available for use. The existing integration, WileyPlus (deprecated), will be removed on August 18, 2023. Existing links in your Spring 2023 Canvas courses (and prior semesters) will no longer work; however, student submissions … Read More

Hypothesis Summer Workshop Series


Join us for our Summer Workshop Series and take a pedagogical deep dive into social annotation! In this four-week series, we’ll explore teaching strategies related to Hypothesis in your courses. Register for as many sessions as you’d like to attend below. All workshops start at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET. If you register and attend … Read More

Deprecated External Apps Links Unavailable Starting May 16, 2023

Per previous announcements, deprecated external apps will be removed from Rutgers Canvas.  These external apps will be removed on May 16. To access the data associated with app, users will need to log into the external app outside of Canvas. The deprecated versions of the following external apps will be removed: Google LTI 1.1 – … Read More

Feature Release: Pearson Access

Pearson Access

Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the release of Pearson Access which provides instructors with the ability to link their Canvas course to Pearson content and activities through the Pearson MyLab, Mastering, eText, and Revel products. This fully digital, immersive educational technology boosts student engagement and retention, leading to better understanding of concepts and improved … Read More

Scheduled Canvas Maintenance on April 6, 2023

Canvas Instructure will be performing a brief maintenance event during the upcoming maintenance window next week. Interruption is only expected to last up to five minutes during the event, but the full duration of the window may be utilized if needed. Users may not be able to access Canvas while the event is underway. As a … Read More

Feature Release: iClicker Upgrade


Rutgers Canvas is pleased to announce the upgrade of the iClicker Cloud integration in Canvas to iClicker Grade and Roster Sync. iClicker Grade and Roster Sync uses the latest security LTI standards to connect iClicker with Canvas. Other features of iClicker Grade and Roster Sync include: GPS polling Advanced polling question types, including Target/Heat Map, … Read More

Respondus Lockdown Browser Training Series

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

In the coming weeks, Respondus is offering free training sessions on how to use LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor to prevent cheating during online exams. Additionally, there are training sessions on creating tests with Respondus 4.0 and the Test Bank Network. Upcoming Sessions Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor: Protect the Integrity of Online Tests This … Read More

Rutgers OIT Now Hiring Student IT Consultants

Rutgers OIT is now hiring for student IT consultants to provide phone and in-person IT support to the university community.  First and second year students are encouraged to apply! Please visit for more job details and a link to the application. Application will be open until March 31. Apply early for priority review of your … Read More

Restoring Assign-To (Assignment Overrides)

Resulting from the system event over the weekend, Instructure has begun additional restoration of Assign to (assignment overrides). We continue to explore the restoration of outstanding Canvas Groups, Scheduler Appointment and Events, and Mastery Paths. Instructors, please review your courses for any potential changes and updates. If you require further assistance or have any questions, … Read More