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Canvas For Students

As Sacramento State's official Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas supports learning wherever you are! It's cloud-based, mobile-optimized, and allows you to access your coursework, submit assignments, and interact with your classmates and instructors whether on- or off-campus.

Get Started

Setup your Account

Canvas can be conveniently accessed and used on desktop/laptop, tablets/iPads, and mobile devices.

  1. Visit and login with your Sac State credentials or through My Sac State.
  2. Download the Canvas mobile app: iOS or Android.
  3. Review the Canvas Quick-Start Guide.
Canvas Quick-Start Guide

Canvas & Zoom

Canvas also integrates with Zoom so you can attend virtual class sessions, or host study groups. A Sac State Zoom account isn't required to participate - you'll just need one of the following:

  • Through the Zoom tool in Canvas
  • You receive a Canvas notification/announcement
  • Your instructor emails you a Zoom link.

How-To's & Resources

Student Technology Resources (STR)

For specific skills help, bookmark the Student Technology Resources (STR). This anytime online resource covers Canvas as well as the variety of online learning tools you're using for coursework such as Camtasia, Microsoft 365 tools, Respondus Lockdown Browser, Turnitin, Zoom, and more! We continue to grow this resource for you, so if there's a topic we haven't covered yet, let us know!

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Course Evaluations through Canvas

Each semester, you can submit course evaluations either on paper form or online through Canvas.

Spring 2024 course evaluations are accepted from April 22 through the end of the day on May 10, 2024.

How to Submit Online Course Evaluations

Get Support

Contact IRT Academic Technology Services (ATS) Team