Thursday, May 6, 2021

We are excited to launch a Syllabus Library for students, faculty and staff at Princeton! The syllabus library is integrated with Canvas and is also accessible directly on this page. 

The syllabus library fulfills several important purposes:

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021

If you are teaching a summer course, your Canvas site is now ready. If you do not see the course site on your dashboard, please contact us at

Thursday, Jan 28, 2021

By default all Canvas courses are visible to all Princeton students during the first 2 weeks of classes. We recommend that faculty invite students to participate in “live” Zoom class sessions while following OIT’s...

Friday, Jan 8, 2021

The following features and tools have been updated in Canvas for the spring '21 semester:

Saturday, Dec 19, 2020

We have updated Ed Discussion to LTI 1.3 which allows for the roster in Ed to be synched with the Canvas roster. The update removed Ed temporarily from the left navigation menu. To bring it back in, please go to Settings and then Navigation and drag Ed Discussion up to the unhidden field.    

Monday, Nov 2, 2020

Spring '21 course sites will be ready by November 6th, 2020. Student enrollment will be added early December.  

Saturday, May 30, 2020

The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning has created a Princeton-specific guide to Canvas for faculty, staff, teaching assistants and administrators. It will give a quick and broad overview of Canvas' features and tools.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

We are in the process of building course sites for Fall 2020. If you are teaching on Canvas, you'll receive a notification from one of McGraw's instructional designers when your course site is ready. If you have questions about the status of your site, please email

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020

As Princeton gradually transitions from Blackboard to Canvas, Princeton University Library is exploring ways to connect library resources and services to the new learning management system.

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019

During three meetings this fall, the Undergraduate Student Advisory Group has discussed the needs and challenges undergraduates might experience related to their course work, and how the purposeful implementation of Canvas can address them.