Canvas is Howard University’s official Learning Management System (LMS)
A learning management system is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, automation, and delivery of educational courses, training programs, materials or learning and development programs.
Canvas provides one central location for students and faculty to access course materials, announcements, multimedia, assignments, etc.
Canvas is a university system application, currently administered and supported by Enterprise Technology Services (ETS).
In addition to ETS, Canvas is also supported by the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA) and the Office of Digital and Online Learning.