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Our new eLearn system at Chemeketa for supporting teaching and learning!

Access to Canvas

Access you classes in Canvas at:

Login using your Chemeketa Single Sign On username and password.

Canvas Updates

View Canvas Updates for current information regarding Canvas and continued access to Blackboard.

Changes to End of Term Access in Canvas

Courses in Canvas will automatically conclude (change to read-only access) the Sunday after final...

Canvas Course Copy & Zoom Meetings

REMINDER: to avoid copying unwanted course calendar events created from past Zoom Meetings, choose...

Start and End of Term Access in Canvas

Dear Faculty and Staff, Included are important updates regarding changes to start and end of term...

Pearson Maintenance Announcement – April 16th – 17th

Your success with Pearson products is their top priority, so they perform monthly maintenance to...

Canvas Course Copy & Zoom Meetings

Issue Unwanted calendar events for Zoom Meetings are copied from another course during the course...

Canvas Course Copy & Zoom Meetings

Issue When an instructor schedules Zoom Meetings in Canvas, a calendar event for each scheduled...

Optimizing Your Google-Canvas Integration

By Heather Mariger, Colin Stapp, and Kaitlin Lucas The integration of Google and Canvas provides...

Cleaning Up Your Canvas Gradebook & “Assignments” Page

Your “Assignments” page controls how your gradebook looks. Use the tips below to check or adjust...

Important eLearn Updates for Fall Term

Canvas is our new eLearn system at Chemeketa for supporting teaching and learning! All classes in...

Sept 1st Transition from Blackboard to Canvas

Dear Faculty, As we move closer to the official implementation of the Canvas LMS, we are receiving...

Training & Support

View the Canvas Training Schedule for dates and times for Instructor training offered via Zoom.

Canvas Essentials: This zoom workshop is designed to introduce instructors to Canvas for teaching face-to-face / remote, online, and hybrid classes. Participants will also gain access to the online course to complete their training.

Canvas Facilitation & Gradebook Training: This 90-minute session will focus on how to effectively facilitate your Canvas course. We’ll discuss ways to maintain regular and substantive interaction (RSI), grade and provide feedback to students, and use Canvas analytics. We’ll spend some time building out these features in your course shell at the end of the workshop.

Canvas for Instructors – Online Course

This online course is designed to help all instructors learn Canvas. In the course you will find details about Canvas features including screenshots, videos and quick links to learn more. All instructors have been enrolled in this course.

Learning Pathways

There are three learning pathways in this course:

  • Canvas Essentials – all instructors using Canvas should complete this pathway.
  • Canvas Mastery – instructors using Canvas with Hybrid and Online courses should complete this pathway.
  • Canvas Exemplary – this learning pathway is optional but encouraged for all instructors.

Access the Canvas for Instructors to get started.

Screenshot of the Canvas for Instructors course.

Screenshot showing the Canvas Course for Instructors.

Blackboard Courses in Canvas

The college has completed migrating courses from Blackboard to Canvas. This includes (Summer and Fall 2019), and (Winter and Spring 2020) courses.

Summer 2020 courses are available upon request. Please contact Thomas Bishop in the Center for Academic Innovation for assistance.

NOTE: Instructor access to Blackboard ended on Dec 31, 2020.

Course Migration Support

Instructors can choose from a variety of support opportunities available:

Blackboard to Canvas. Preparing your Migrated Blackboard courses in Canvas.

Course Prep Checklist

Instructors can utilize a checklist to help prepare their courses for teaching in Canvas.

Access the checklist along with video tutorials and support resources in the Canvas for Instructors online course.

Drop-In Office Hours Support

Need help with Canvas? Drop-in for support during online office hours.

Support is offered online using Zoom. View the information below to learn more about using Zoom.


Instructor Support

Contact the Tech Hub Faculty in the Center for Academic Innovation for help with remote teaching, instructional technology, media support and more.

Building 9, Room 106 – Salem Campus

Tech Hub Faculty team


The LMS migration is sponsored by the Technology Governance Committee and led by the Center for Academic Innovation. Any questions regarding the LMS migration can be directed to the Center for Academic Innovation.

Faculty Resource Center

Technology Canvas