Online Learning

Canvas online learning system

We deliver all our online courses through Canvas, an easy-to-use learning management system. To view videos and helpful information about online learning at SFU Continuing Studies, check out About Online Learning

Canvas access

On the start date of your course, you will receive an email at 12:01 a.m. (PST) inviting you to join the course on Canvas. If you don't see this email in your inbox, please check your Spam and Junk mail folders.

NOTE: To ensure you receive your confirmation and receipt emails, be sure to mark sfu.ca as a safe sender (check here for step-by-step instructions and additional info on SFU emails).

Find out more about the step-by-step procedure to activate your Canvas account on our FAQ and Technical Support page.

System compatibility

You can test your browser for compatibility with Canvas here.