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

  • 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…)

  • SmartSite project sites can continue past June; guidance will be available (3/7/2017)

    If you own a project site in SmartSite and wonder what to do with it now that the service is going away, we have updates.

    The first is that project sites can continue in SmartSite past spring quarter—but please notice the key phrase, “project sites.” As previously announced, the capability for teaching with SmartSite will conclude after June.

    The second update is that Information and Educational Technology is assembling a team to help project site owners identify new locations for the project work they’ve been housing in SmartSite.

    Read more at TechNews

  • Incident: Canvas inaccessible or slow to respond (2/28/2017)

    Incident Reports: Instructure and Amazon Web Services

    RESOLVED (3:05 PM): Amazon has verified that uploads to their service should be working again; users should be seeing improved performance with their uploads to Canvas. (more…)

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