Log in to Your Account
All Middlebury faculty, students, and staff can log into Canvas using their Middlebury credentials.
Logging in to your account:
- Go to middlebury.instructure.com.
- Enter your Middlebury credentials
You can also access Canvas from your mobile devices via the Canvas app:
Set Up a Canvas Site and Add Participants
Here are some key resources to get you started with Canvas and setting up a Canvas site:
- Create a New Canvas Site with Course Hub
- Share a Canvas Site between Multiple Course Sections (aka Connecting Canvas sites)
- Import a Middlebury template from the Canvas Commons
- Import Content from One Canvas Site to Another
- Add Participants or Co-Teachers to a Site
- Request a Canvas Site for Co-curricular, Administrative, or Other Purposes
- User Roles and Permissions in Canvas
There are a number of situations where faculty want to add a person to a course or allow access beyond the standard semester dates. You might want to allow a colleague to see how you structure your course. You might have a student who needs access to a course that’s closed to deal with an incomplete. Here are some ways to help make that possible, and some privacy and security considerations to keep in mind.
Self-Paced Canvas Learning Materials
- This self-guided Canvas course is designed to help Middlebury students get to know Canvas. While Instructure—the makers of Canvas LMS—provides guides for Canvas users (both instructors and learners), this course provides a step-by-step tour of the most common learning management features.
- Follow this link to login to Middlebury Canvas and access the self-guided resource with a focus on teaching in the Canvas environment. Working through this Canvas resource is highly recommended for all faculty new to the platform.
- Follow this link to access a library of video tutorials for Canvas for faculty and students. (Student videos can be helpful to see what your student will see based on different configurations in Canvas and can serve as support for questions they might have.)
Export Work from Canvas
Instructors and students are encouraged to download copies of their work at the end of every term. Work can be exported even after the Canvas site has been placed in a read-only state. Learn what steps you need to take to export your Canvas data.
Troubleshooting & Help
For faculty tech support/trouble shooting, please refer to Instructure’s 24/7 phone [+1-833-890-4166] and real-time chat support available to via the Help tab when logged into Canvas.
Additional resources include:
For pedagogical support for Canvas, schedule a consultation with a DLINQ team member.