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

  • Update On Using UC Davis Canvas For Fall 2016 (8/25/2016) - Dear Colleagues, We are writing with an update on the use of UC Davis Canvas for instruction during fall term. Fall courses Course sites, with enrollments, have been created for fall term classes in UC Davis Canvas. Access UC Davis Canvas at To combine all of your course's sections in one site, contact UC ... Read more
  • Upcoming Change to UC Davis Canvas Log-in (8/15/2016) - Starting later this week, when you log in to UC Davis Canvas, you will arrive on a new intermediary page that asks you to select the type of log-in account you’re using (UC Davis vs. Guest). Once you make your choice, you will then be taken to the respective authentication page that asks for your ... Read more
  • UC Davis Teaching with Tech institute posts details of this year’s event (8/8/2016) - The Summer Institute on Teaching with Technology, which will be held Sept. 9 in Olson, has posted this year’s schedule. It includes breakout sessions on using UC Davis Canvas, plus much more. For more information and a registration link, please see this recent entry in The Wheel.

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