Research Instruction & Information Technology Group

Canvas Learning Management System

Canvas will replace ANGEL as the University's Learning Management System for all courses beginning in Fall 2017.

canvas logoAs of Spring 2016 the University is in the midst of the the ramp-up period to begin the process of the full university-wide adoption of Canvas at Penn State.

ANGEL will no longer be available for courses taught beginning in Fall 2017.

All Penn State faculty, students, and staff now have access to Canvas and can access via Anyone listed as faculty in LDAP has immediate access, but staff will need to request access by emailing

Faculty who are planning to use Canvas for their courses should follow the directions in the ITS Knowledge Base article on setting an ANGEL course to redirect students to Canvas. After the redirect is set, students will be able to log in to Canvas directly, or they may log in to ANGEL first and then select their course to proceed to Canvas.

Other resources available:

For more information about the transition from Angel to Canvas and resources available can be found at the Canvas at Penn State website or by contacting the the .