CANVAS Log-In Instructions

CANVAS is our Learning Management System (LMS)
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Canvas is UW-Stout's learning management system. With Canvas, participants can access course materials, participate in discussions and in some courses view grades, submit assignments, take quizzes, and meet via zoom. To learn more about Canvas, visit 

Canvas/Catalog log-in instructions

Internet Explorer does not work well with Canvas/Catalog,
Chrome is the recommended browser

If using a government computer with strong firewalls, you may have to copy and paste links into a Chrome browser.

This is a one-time registration process to gain access to Canvas/Catalog, the University’s Learning Management System (LMS)

Check your email, Spam, or Junk folders for the course invitation. 

From: University of Wisconsin Canvas (screen shot below)

Course invitation email

Click on Get Started

If you do not arrive to the below screen, go back to Get Started, right click, choose copy hyperlink, paste into Chrome. 
Canvas Welcome Email image

Click on Create My Account

Welcome Aboard Email image

Login: will pre-populate with your email address

Password: Create a password

Click on Register

You will automatically be directed to your course


To Log Back Into the Course

Use this link to log back into your course:

UW log in page image

Click on UW Continuing Education Student

log in page image

Log in with your email address and password you created

Click log-in