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Using Canvas for Instructional Continuity

In the event of class disruption due to an emergency situation, all faculty may use a Canvas course shell to continue student communication and classroom management.

Current Canvas Users

Current Canvas users can immediately begin using Canvas for instructional continuity.

New Canvas Users

A blank course shell has been created for every course and section of lecture and seminar courses. Once the administration has notified the campus of a closure, faculty who have not used Canvas in the past will be able to log on to their blank shell by logging into: and enter their CougarNet ID and password or follow the links to get their CougarNet ID and password.