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Canvas Basics for UNT Students

[Last updated: Thursday, March 12, 2020, 11:45am CDT]

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Important Tips for Canvas

  • 1. Where to Get Help
    The UIT Student Help Desk

    We have developed several resources for students on our website!

    For quick answers, check out the
    it.unt.edu/helpdeskfaq

    Or

    Contact the Helpdesk at:
    it.unt.edu/helpdesk or call 940-565-2324

  • 2. Access Your Course(s)
    1. Using your UNT EUID & password, log into Canvas: https://canvas.unt.edu
    2. canvas dashboard iconThe Dashboard is your landing page.
      This is where you will find a list of all your courses.
  • 3. Ensure Canvas Compatibility
    1. Check out community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10720 to access:
      1. Browser compatibility
      2. Browser Plugins and Extensions
      3. Browser Privacy Settings
      4. Canvas on Mobile Devices
    2. Login to Canvas using your EUID and Password:
      1. https://canvas.unt.edu
      2. If you are unable to login, go to ams.unt.edu/ to verify your credentials and/or change your password.
      3. After logging in, if the course content doesn’t load, try accessing the course through a different browser.

    ** Find browser combability at community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10720

  • 4. Keep Up to Date with Notifications
    1. Set your Canvas notification preferences and check your Canvas courses often for announcements, notifications, and messages.
      https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10624-4212710344
    2. Download the Canvas Mobile app to receive Announcements, notifications and messages on-the-go:
      1. Android
      2. iOS
  • 5. Digital Disruptions
    1. If your exam or quiz is disrupted or if you are having difficulty uploading/submitting an assignment:
      1. Take a Screenshot of the incident;
      2. Contact the Student Help Desk: it.unt.edu/helpdesk; and
      3. Through Canvas, send a message to notify your instructor that an incident has occurred.

Canvas Student Guide

Click to view Canvas Student Guide

LockDown Browser/Respondus Monitor

Your course may require you to download LockDown Browser/Respondus Monitor for taking exams.

Click the button below for installation instructions and download:
LockDown Browser/Respondus Monitor

Overview Video

For an overview of Canvas features, the Canvas Community has created an overview video: