Getting Started in ELMS-Canvas

The University of Maryland's learning management system is called ELMS-Canvas (e-learning for Maryland Students) and is hosted in Canvas by Instructure. The DIT Academic Technology and Innovation unit support faculty and student use of ELMS-Canvas. Questions or problems encountered in the use of ELMS-Canvas can be sent to or by reporting an issue through Service Now.

A team of Learning Technology Designers is available to provide consultation on

To learn how to get started in ELMS-Canvas, read the Getting Started in ELMS PDF or download it from the Attachments section below. Contact the team to make an appointment by sending an email to

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