Canvas is the official course management system at Harvard University, supporting educational and administrative course needs. 

Help Resources

Online Training

If you want a general overview of Canvas, visit LinkedIn Learning at Harvard, and login with your HarvardKey credentials.  Once you are logged in, search for the course “Learning Canvas”.  This self-paced tutorial includes a table of contents that you can browse to find just what you’re looking for (sample screenshot below).

Request Help

To request help, email [email protected]
Your email will be received by the GSD Canvas Team:


Hal Gould


Nico Hayes-Huer