Request Form for Canvas is Available

An online form to request Canvas course sites is now available. You can access the form at or by going to the Libraries’ Courseware home page ( and looking for the Course Request Form link on the menu on the left of the page.

After the request is approved and your site is created, you will be able to log in and start working in Canvas.

Many of you already know that Canvas will replace Blackboard as the primary learning management system at Penn. The transition proceeded through the 2013-2014 academic year. Blackboard will no longer be available after 5:00 p.m. on May 30, 2014. Please see the July 16th announcement in the Penn Almanac for additional information about Canvas.

Please note:

For a quick summary of Canvas, see Top Things to Know About Canvas.

For more information about Canvas, see the official Canvas documentation.