CANVAS Help Options

CANVAS offers a great wealth of self-help resources for both faculty and student users. You are encouraged to utilize these resources to answer questions and solve CANVAS issues!
Resource #1
CANVAS Instructor Guides provide step-by-step directions to help you build your course. This is your first stop for all questions CANVAS!
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Resource #2
If CANVAS is malfunctioning, you can submit a help ticket directly from within your course. You can even snap an image of the error and submit it with your ticket so the CANVAS support team can see the issue.
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Resource #3
​If you cannot access CANVAS or there are other issues you need help with, COD's CANVAS support number is (877) 930-1129. They provide 24/7 support for CANVAS.
We also have faculty within most Schools this fall who can help you!
Applied Science & Business:
Lynn York

760/346-8041, ext. 5998


Scott Ventura



Communication & Humanities

Gary Bergstrom




Maria Jasso



Health Sciences & Education

Courtney Doussett



Social Sciences & Art
Scott Klinger
Resource #4
The CANVAS Community of users are constantly adding to a knowledge base of tips and resources to help maximize the tools and features of CANVAS. Ask a questions of the community and find answers! You can access the community directly from your CANVAS account menu.

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Resource #5

Just need a quick tip sheet? Here are several from other colleges that outline the basics of CANVAS functionality at your fingertips!