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Canvas at Ross: Getting Started

Using Canvas, the University's Learning Management System

Canvas Migration at UM

Canvas replaced CTools in Fall 2016 for all course sites. 


Please contact the Ross Canvas Support Team at for assistance with Canvas.



Canvas Learning Management System

Canvas - - is the cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS) for the University of Michigan. Canvas allows you to organize, present, and manage course content and student work online. 

  • All University courses have a Canvas site created each semester. You just need to login at and start adding content. Sites are not visible to students until you decide to publish.
  • Create and grade assignments, tests an other assessments online.
  • Use Modules to create an online class flow.
  • Dynamic Syllabus Tool updates as dates change and new assignments or events are added.


Stay in the Know

Get news, updates and other information that is relevant to the UM Canvas Community. Enroll in the Canvas at Michigan site.