Canvas for HE Administrators

Your institution. To the power of Instructure.

Your institution has to be adaptable and efficient to keep up with students’ evolving needs. A scalable, dependable, intuitive, open-source LMS provides a strong foundation for student success, while making both instructors’ and administrators’ lives easier.

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All the consistency and flexibility you need.

Whether you’re teaching online, in person, or a mix of both, the Instructure Learning Platform empowers instructors to deliver engaging content and maintain strong communication with students every day. That way everyone is using the same familiar technology and upholding the same standard of quality—but has the freedom to use it in their own brilliant way.

We have 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.

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Student Success

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The LMS that won’t keep you up at night.

Canvas was born in the cloud as the first SaaS LMS. And it’s not just reliable and worry-free. It's secure, with the best uptime in the world (99.9% guaranteed). Canvas LMS was battle-tested through the COVID pandemic, reliably delivering uninterrupted teaching and learning across the planet. With all that and best-in-class support, you’ll sleep better knowing Canvas is your LMS.

Born in in the cloud as the first Saas LMS
The most secure LMS anywhere
The best uptime in the world (99.9% guaranteed)
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Plays nicely with other technology.

Through open APIs and adherence to LTI standards, Canvas provides easy integration with a network of leading education technology partners to support your digital campus. It also lets you easily integrate hundreds of digital apps and tools in one seamless learning experience for students. All accessible through a single Canvas login.

Easy implementation and content migration has you back in action in weeks, not months.

Unparalleled support and services mean we have your back every step of the way.

Build the learning ecosystem that meets the evolving needs of your institution.

Open source is the answer. Why would we solve yesterday’s problems as we proceed into the future? We need to do more than respond; we need to anticipate change.

—Dr. Martin Laba

Associate Professor, School of Communication, Simon Fraser University


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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