Utah Tech University

Canvas Help


Our Learning Management System

Canvas is Utah Tech University’s Learning Management System platform. Canvas focuses on a clean and simple interface that is easy to use and learn as a student. We are excited about this system and are confident it will provide you with the needed tools for your education.

Canvas Support/Training

Canvas Training

Contact Diana Maughan in the Center for Teaching & Learning:

Reach out

Teaching Support

Need help setting up and designing your Canvas course

Self-Help Videos

Canvas Tutorial Videos

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24/7 Canvas Technical Support:

Canvas technical support help is available to students, faculty, and staff any time day or night. Click the Help icon in the left-side global navigation menu and use the support telephone number or chat link to get help with Canvas anytime you need it. During business hours you can contact the IT Helpdesk (435-879-4357 or is@utahtech.edu )

Canvas Help

Student Quickstart Guide

Getting started guide for student

Further Details

Instructor Quickstart Guide

Getting started guide for instructors

Get Started

Notification Preferences

How to set your notification preferences to be notified when events happen in Canvas

Learn More

Troubleshooting Guide

How to troubleshoot common problems in Canvas

Find Answers

Canvas Status

Check this site to see if there are any current or past known outages or problems with the Canvas system

More Information

Canvas Community

A community website for all Canvas users to collaborate and share information about Canvas. Also contains the Canvas Guides (user documentation) and the Release Notes.


Canvas Guidelines & Request Forms

Do you want to post a global announcement in Canvas or have a blueprint or template course created? Use the links below for more information or to submit your request.

Global Announcements


Request Form

Blueprint Courses

Courses that contain content that can be synchronized to several different sections. Course content can be locked, if desired.

Canvas Blueprint Tutorials

Canvas Blueprint Overview (3 min)

Canvas Blueprint Comprehensive (10 min)

Blueprint Course Request

Blank Course Request

Request a blank Canvas course

Canvas Course Request


Jared Johnson

Director of IT Instructional Services

Email: jared.johnson@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-652-7950

Office: HCC 597K

Scott Allen

Senior Learning Management Systems Administrator

Email: scott.allen@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-652-7936

Office: HCC 547