Canvas for Faculty Canvas for Students


Fall 2020 courses are available now on Canvas at UCSC

Log in at or use the login button on the right to access Canvas at UCSC. 

Faculty: Course shells are available for all Summer and Fall 2020 courses.

Students: Courses you are enrolled in for Fall 2020 will appear on your Canvas dashboard. Courses you were enrolled in for other quarters will appear  in Courses > All Courses.


Canvas is a Learning Management System (LMS) that integrates digital tools and resources for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of educational courses and training programs. It is a cloud-based service where instructors and students interact, collaborate, teach, learn, and communicate through course sites developed by instructors. 

This application is governed by The Regents of the University of California. Use of this application's services subjects you to applicable law and university policies, procedures, and collective bargaining agreements, including, but not limited to UCSC's Acceptable Use Policy and the Access to Information Statement. Misuse may result in the loss of access privileges and/or administrative discipline under applicable UC policies and collective bargaining agreements, and/or criminal prosecution under applicable statutes. Please contact the ITS Support Center with any questions prior to signing in. For information on privacy of student records, see UCSC Policy on Privacy of Student Records