Canvas

Canvas is the LMS used by Columbia faculty to manage their courses and it allows students to access course materials, such as course syllabi, assignments, resources, grades, and other materials. The college’s Canvas website is located at canvas.colum.edu.

Students sign in to Canvas with their MyColumbia ID number and MyColumbia password.

For login assistance, please contact Client Services by phone at 312-369-7001 or by email at clientservices@colum.edu Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

There is also 24/7 support available through the Canvas website. Users must sign-in and refer to the help icon on the Canvas home page to reach a Canvas representative through chat or phone support.

 

  • Who is Academic Technology?

    The Academic Technology portion of IT furthers the department's mission with a collaborative focus on technologies that attribute to successful teaching and learning environments, the learning management system, classrooms, and computer labs.

    Dolores Marek - Director of Academic Technology

    Jamie Ackley - Senior Instructional Designer

    David Morton - Instructional Designer

    Evan West - Technology Integration Specialist

    Tim Bodzioney - Media Services Coordinator

    Craig Sorenson - Media Services Technician

    Mansfield Martinez - Classroom Support Specialist

  • Student Overview

    In this video, you will get a brief overview of the Canvas student user interface.

  • Student FAQs

    How do I sign in to Canvas?

    Students sign in to Canvas with their MyColumbia information at canvas.colum.edu.

    For login assistance, call Client Services at 312-369-7001, or email clientservices@colum.edu Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Why aren't my courses appearing in Canvas?

    Please allow 24 hours for your courses to appear in Canvas after registration in MyColumbia. If you do not see your course in Canvas 24 hours after registration, contact Canvas Support.

    24/7 support is available through the Canvas website. Users must sign-in and refer to the help icon on the Canvas home page to reach a Canvas representative through chat or phone support.

    Why does my dropped course still appear in Canvas?

    After you drop a course in MyColumbia, please allow 24 hours for the change to reflect in your Canvas course list. If you still see your course in Canvas 24 hours after it is dropped, contact Canvas Support.

    24/7 support available through the Canvas website. Users must sign-in and refer to the help icon on the Canvas home page to reach a Canvas representative through chat or phone support.

    Students can also view a Canvas student guide here.

  • Training Resources

    Below is a list of training resources available to the Columbia College community.

    • LinkedIn Learning
      • LinkedIn Learning is the premier online training resource for anyone seeking exceptional, current and relevant software training, including Canvas. Whether you use it to supplement your learning in the classroom or to teach yourself an entirely new skillset, LinkedIn Learning is a truly invaluable resource available to the Columbia community. Just log in to Office 365, click on the LinkedIn Learning link in your applications list to get started.
    • Canvas Guides
      • Students can view a comprehensive Canvas student guide here.
      • Students can view guides for Canvas Studio here.
    • Canvas Video Trainings
      • View the Canvas Fast Track tutorial series here.
      • View Canvas Live events here.
    • Training From the Academic Technology Department