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Canvas for VMI Faculty: Before You Start


  1. Create your course

    1. Every course on Post has a Canvas shell, populated with its students. If you don't see your course, etc., contact the VMI IT Help Desk: Mon. - Fri. 7:00 - 16:00 hours, 540-464-7643 or

  2. Have the following prepared (if you plan to use Canvas for any/all of the following):

    1. Your course syllabus in a .PDF file
    2. A list of links/videos you plan to use in your course
    3. Your course assignments
    4. Your course quizzes/tests
    5. Discussion board prompts
    6. Announcement(s)