CourseWorks Canvas

CourseWorks Canvas [] is Columbia University's learning management system that offers a variety of tools and features in support of teaching, learning and collaboration. IMATS can help you use Canvas to enhance your course.

Guest Access

If would like to add someone to your CourseWorks site who does not have a UNI (such as an alum auditing the course or a guest instructor) you must fill out the Guest Access Request Form. Once it  has been submitted, the new user will be added to the course within 24 hours.

Help with Courseworks Canvas

Online Resources
Personalized Help

Contact Instructional Media and Technology Services (IMATS) for in-person, phone, or email consultations at or 212.854.2418. Assistance is also available from your personal librarian.

Barnard students: For questions about courses appearing in your plan and schedule on MyBarnard, please contact the registrar's office at

The Center for Teaching and Learning supports faculty University-wide.  Contact them at or 212.854.1692 or stop by in person at 212 Butler Library.