Knowledgebase: Canvas Cloud
Canvas: What is the difference between Canvas and Student Email?
Updated: 26 August 2020 11:30 AM

Canvas is Not Email

  • Canvas is our Learning Management System.

    This is where your instructors communicate with you about course materials, assignments, and updates. Log in to Canvas.

  • Access your email with Outlook.

    This is where all other university departments, offices (and OCAD Student Union) sends you information—including vital registration and fees updates, campus events and opportunities, alerts and general notices. Login to 365 and click Outlook.

Information never communicated via Canvas

  • Registration Updates

    "You are 1 credit short of Graduating."
     
  • Fees Updates

    "You owe a late fee, and cannot Register"
     
  • Campus Events and Opportunities
  • Alerts and General Notices