Canvas Transition Timeline

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Canvas Sandbox Courses – Available immediately - Get started now!

Contact Don Ray to get a Canvas sandbox course set up for you. 

Canvas Early Access - Spring 2017

The first UNK Canvas Early Access courses will be taught this coming spring semester. The Canvas Early Access program will include approximately 400 students and 24 faculty/courses. Faculty selected were notified in October.  

LMS of Choice (Blackboard or Canvas) – Summer 2017 and Fall 2017

Starting with Summer 2017, UNK faculty will be encouraged to opt-in to Canvas. 

Canvas – Spring 2018

Starting Spring 2018 all UNK courses will be in Canvas. On July 1, 2018, UNK Blackboard is retired and you will no longer have access to Blackboard.

Instructional Sessions

Instructional sessions and/or one-on-one sessions will be offered by ITS. Contact by email Don Ray, Shahla Alavi , Jane Petersen or go to