Campus is moving from SmartSite to UC Davis Canvas

Canvas coming soonUC Davis Canvas is replacing SmartSite as UC Davis’ learning management system (LMS), although SmartSite will be available for teaching through spring quarter 2017. We will post updates on this website as needed throughout 2016-17.

Please see the other pages on this site for an FAQ, on-campus learning sessions, the timeline, and more resources that can help you plan and accomplish your move to UC Davis Canvas.

If you have questions or comments, please contact the Move to Canvas project group.

Latest News

  • Last call: SmartSite can’t be used for teaching after June (4/20/2017)

    It’s really happening. The instructional use of SmartSite will end when spring term concludes in June. (more…)

  • Instructional use of SmartSite ends in June (4/11/2017)

    This is our latest update on the 2016-17 transition to UC Davis Canvas. Most instructors and almost all students are now using Canvas, and spring 2017 is the final term when SmartSite, the old learning management system, will be available for teaching.  (more…)

  • UC Davis Canvas Fall Quarter 2016 Final Grading Period Report (3/17/2017)

    During the Move to Canvas project (to transition courses from SmartSite to UC Davis Canvas, our new learning management system), we continue to learn and adapt as instructors and students gain experience with the system. In this report, we want to share with our community some lessons learned during the fall quarter 2016 grading period, which provided our first experience with wide-scale use of the grade-publishing feature in UC Davis Canvas. (more…)

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