Futureproof your education technology.

The Canvas LMS ensures next-level digital learning designed for scalability and reliability to meet the evolving goals and needs of your institution. Delivered as a fully SaaS solution, Canvas LMS is designed to support your technology-enhanced learning approach, whether the learning is happening in person, online, or a mix of both.

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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

Student Success

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 customise 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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We plan to use Canvas Data to see trends and patterns which will inform our learning design and delivery. This is very exciting as we are now asking ourselves what questions are important and what data is critical.

Dr. Kevin Morris

University of Auckland Director of Learning and Teaching


Data and insights for better training.

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 institution. 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

Open up a can of Canvas.

These Canvas tools work together to enrich, support, and connect every aspect of teaching and learning.

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