For Students: Getting Started
Five things to know as you get started in UVACanvas:
- Make sure you can log in.
Log in to UVACanvas using your NetBadge credentials. (Need help with NetBadge?)
- Know how to get UVACanvas help.
You have access to 24/7 support from Canvas! To get help, log in to UVACanvas and click Help in the main navigation. Alternately, you can select one of the options like Live Chat on the Getting Help page.
- A new mobile app is available.
Visit the App Store or Google Play and search for "Canvas Student." To connect your app to UVACanvas, tap “Find my School” and search for “University of Virginia (UVA).” With the UVACanvas mobile app, you can quickly view grades and announcements and send messages.
- You can update your preferred name as you customize your UVACanvas profile.
Preferred names in UVACanvas populate based on your settings in our UVA Identity Access Management system.
- Our move to UVACanvas will take place over multiple semesters.
This Spring, it is possible you will need to use more than one learning system to access your various course sites, such as UVACanvas, UVACollab, or your school's current Canvas. This is temporary. By summer 2023 term, most schools will be using the same system, UVACanvas. Find out when each school or area is schedule to make the change.
Need help with Canvas? Visit Getting Help for 24/7 support.