Higher Ed Canvas Catalog

Course catalogs. To the power of Canvas.

Canvas Catalog is a simple, modern, elegant course catalog and a branded marketplace for all of your institution’s course offerings.

You focus on teaching and learning. Canvas Catalog handles the rest.

Canvas Catalog allows you to centralise your continuing education programs or professional development offerings in an attractive online marketplace.

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Canvas Catalog allows us to offer over 100 modularized, skills-based courses that provide students with the opportunity to upskill and gain access to in-demand industries in our service area.

—Dr. Josh Duplantis

Dean of Workforce Development, Coastal Alabama Community College

It's like a storefront for your institution.

Easy for Students

Searching, account creation, registering, and even paying is as simple and intuitive as can be.

Awesome for Administrators

Manage registration, certification, and a whole lot more without all the back-end work.

Branded for Your Institution

List and promote your course offerings in a familiar, school-themed experience.

Easy to Access Reports

Students and administrators can view course progress in custom dashboards, and administrators can generate all sorts of reports.

Streamlined PD

Easily and equitably scale high-quality professional development opportunities throughout your institution.


Power to the students. And admins.

Self-registration and self-paced courses make for smooth student sailing. Enrollment, payments, and certificates are all handled automatically, letting administrators off the hook. They can easily build, manage, and customise course offerings and pages, plus programs and clusters of courses needed for certification or badging. Even simplify course indexing. Short on technical resources? Canvas Catalog has your back with:

Customisable page templates
A rich content editor
CSS & custom JavaScript
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Real-time insights for all.

Students can see customised dashboards to view course progress and keep a clear view of both what they’ve completed and what’s coming up next. Administrators can generate high-level reports to view progress, registration in courses and programs, revenue, and enrollment trends—and easily export them with a click.

Easy progress tracking

High-level reports

Customised dashboards


More to love about Canvas Catalog:

Seamless Canvas Integration

Canvas Catalog is part of one big, happy Instructure Learning Platform family.

Create Your Own Programs

Bundle multiple courses together in programs and allow registration in a snap, even for community education and professional development.

Sub-Catalog Listings

Create course listings branded for a specific department, organisation, or team.

Customisable Page Templates

Fill in your own content and publish web pages for FAQs, contact info, and more. Even create landing pages for individual courses.

Personalizsd Certificates

Set up Canvas Catalog to create custom certificates and distribute them appropriately.

Discover the Instructure Learning Platform

The Instructure Learning Platform delivers what you need to enrich, support, and connect every aspect of teaching and learning.

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Ready to take your course catalog to the next level?