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Canvas & ELMS

Canvas or ELMS (electronic learning management system) refers to the website that hosts your course site. You will use your Canvas page to communicate with students, post assignments & grades, share your syllabus, and much more. Get started by logging into the UMD Canvas system.

Running into a Canvas question? Email

Canvas Homepage Template Screenshot

Canvas Homepage Template

Follow this guide to import the Maryland Smith Canvas Homepage Template

Import the Canvas Homepage Template
Canvas Quiz Screenshot

Canvas Quizzes and Exams

The quiz tool in Canvas will allow you to create and administer online quizzes, exams, and surveys.

View Canvas Quiz Guide
ELMS Management Tool

Adding a TA or Guest Instructor to ELMS/Canvas

Adding anyone with gradebook access to upcoming courses should be handled by emailing

View Adding TAs Guide
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