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Canvas has moved to the cloud
Posted by Matt Dunn on 28 July 2020 03:04 PM

Canvas has moved to the cloud! 

Canvas is OCAD University’s Learning Management System (LMS).  Canvas contains your online course content, assignments and activities. Canvas is moving to Canvas Cloud at in order to offer more robust tools and for a better teaching experience online. All courses will be hosted in Canvas Cloud starting in September.  

What about the content from my past courses? 

Past courses will remain on Canvas Community Version (CV) at https://canvas.ocadu.caPlease note that Canvas CV will eventually be removed, so grab content at your earliest convenience. You will be communicated to when a date for retiring Canvas CV is scheduled. 

Faculty can import content from Canvas CV into Canvas Cloud using the Migrate feature.

Why did we move to the cloud? 

Canvas Cloud has several improvements over Canvas CV:  

Learn more about Canvas Cloud

Canvas Cloud - Quick Start for Students 
Canvas Cloud - Quick Start for Faculty


Questions? Contact