Higher Ed Innovation. Fueled by Canvas.

The Canvas LMS ensures next-level digital learning that’s made to scale with the evolving goals and needs of your institution, whether the learning is happening in person, online, or a mix of both.


It’s the LMS that gets used.

In fact, Canvas is the #1 LMS in the world. Intuitive, user-centered design makes it easy for teachers and students alike to adopt the LMS to its fullest. The Canvas LMS is an open, extensible, easy-to-use learning ecosystem that facilitates engaging, dynamic learning experiences for a diverse array of educators and students.

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Canvas has you covered.

Higher education is evolving, with ever-higher expectations from both educators and students. So it’s essential to enable a digital classroom that goes beyond the physical campus to keep students engaged with learning and support them in achieving their academic goals.

Online Blended Learning

Online & Blended Learning

APAC IT Student Success

Student Success

APAC IT Data Analytics

Data Analytics


Easy to activate. Seamless to integrate.

Canvas LMS is a full-featured and fully supported commercial open-source platform that adapts and grows with your institution. Open APIs and LTI compliance mean faculty can innovate and customize courses using the latest LTI apps and deep integrations with learning tools. Students can count on a seamless learning experience from anywhere. And you get a true partner in times of transition, whether you’re moving courses online, making essential security updates, or integrating product updates.

Open source, open API, open everything

Compliance with the latest LTI standards
99.99% uptime
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From a technical side, you can enable an external tool in Canvas in less than two minutes. Moodle was two weeks. The process provided an extra security measure and protects us from potential problems.

Jeff Meier

Center for Teaching and Learning, UNC Charlotte


Data and insights for better learning.

Whether you’re empowering instructors with real-time course analytics or building robust dashboards to report on the health of individual departments, data is key to the success of your students—and your school. Canvas hands you robust, secure, reliable access to it, and also allows you to combine multiple data sets from systems across your institution to deliver deeper and more powerful insights.

Robust access to data

Deep, powerful insights

Easy-to-follow reports

Ready for Canvas?
Canvas is ready for you.