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About Canvas

What is Canvas?
Canvas is an online course system that supports supplementary learning tools in an online environment. Students can download course materials (e.g., course syllabus, supplemental readings), view course announcements, review course calendars, track grades, or participate in online discussion boards using Canvas.


Accessing Canvas

To access Canvas:

  1. Visit Canvas:
  2. Choose the Login to Canvas button located under the Mercer User Login section.
  3. Enter your Mercer username and password.
  4. Select Sign in.
  5. Complete the Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) request. Select the Dashboard icon on the left to view your courses.

NOTE: We recommend using Firefox or Chrome to access Canvas. Visit the Canvas Community for a complete list of supported browsers.


Help and Support

If you have problems accessing or using the Canvas system, contact the IT Help Desk.
(478) 301-7000