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Faculty Canvas Support

ONLINE QUIZ SUPPORT: Visit the Online Quizzing in Canvas support page for dedicated information on getting your online quiz up and running quickly.

Canvas is CSUN's learning management system. This page provides tips and answers to faculty's frequently asked questions about Canvas, where to get training and support, etc. Access Canvas at using your CSUN user ID and password. More information is also available on main Canvas page.

Canvas Tips from Professor Virginia Huynh

Join Dr. Huynh as she shares tips for Canvas users. View the full playlist of videos below or choose a particular video from the playlist on YouTube. If you have a Canvas tip to share or have a suggestion for a video, please email

Faculty Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where can I get in-person Canvas training and support?

  • Visit the Faculty Technology Center for walk-in support in University Library Room 33 for assistance with Canvas and other supported instructional technologies, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding campus holidays.
  • Make an appointment for additional help, or request specialized training for your department or large group by contacting the Faculty Technology Center.
  • Schedule a meeting with a technologist through the Academic Technology Bookings page

Where can I find support materials online, on my own?

Take CSUN’s online, self-paced Canvas A-Z course. The goal of this course is introduce you to need-to-know tools and features of Canvas so you are equipped to teach using the Canvas learning management system. 

Also, Canvas provides extensive user support resources including video tutorialshow-to guides and documentation, and instructor training courses. Canvas hosts a number of Community Forums for reviewing answers to previously asked questions, posting new questions, and voting up enhancement requests.

Here are some recommended resources:

Where can I find out about recent Canvas updates?

Canvas regularly updates the learning platform to improve the overall user experience. Read more about recent Canvas upgrades.

How can I request new features that aren't currently available in Canvas?

If you have ideas or requests for new features, visit the Canvas Ideas and Themes page where you can submit and vote on ideas.