Using the Syllabus in Canvas (for Students)


The Syllabus in Canvas helps your instructor communicate course expectations and information. This article teaches you how to interact with the various components of your course Syllabus in Canvas.


Canvas in your web browser or the Canvas Student app


  1. Log in to Canvas at
  2. View the various components of your course Syllabus:

Outcome: You should now be able to interact with the different components of your course Syllabus in Canvas.

Get Help from Canvas

  • Live chat with Canvas support (Students)
  •  Get 24-hours/7-days a week Canvas support
    • Dial the Canvas Support Hotline number located under "Get Help" in the Canvas Global Navigation Menu
  • Contact OIT at 740-593-1222 for questions related to logging in, manually created courses, or third-party tools (Panopto, VoiceThread, Inclusive Access, etc.)

Get Help from OIT

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Canvas is an online Learning Management System designed to facilitate communication and the sharing of course content between instructors, teaching assistants, students, and guests.