Resources for UTSA Faculty

December 18, 2023
The Canvas+ Team

Walk-In Support Hours

UTSA Faculty and Teaching Assistants have access to Academic Innovation's team of experts beginning January 8, 2024. Teaching, Learning & Digitial Transformation staff are available in the Academic Innovation Center to offer walk-in support for your teaching needs. 

Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Academic Innovation Center, MS 240 on Main Campus

Please Check-In ahead of your visit to help staff better prepare to assist you. If you prefer a virtual consultation, please schedule a time that works best with your schedule via Bookings

Canvas Course Roles in Academic Courses

To support the growing needs of our Canvas community, Academic Innovation has introduced additional Canvas Course Roles in academic courses. Click here to learn more.

Canvas Resources

These resources can help you prepare for your first semester using the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS).

Use Canvas guides

Canvas provides videos and written guides for instructors. Review new features like New Analytics, Speedgrader, Groups, Assignments, and more!

Download the App

Download the official Canvas instructor apps on your Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

Take a course

All faculty are automatically enrolled in the Be Bold with Canvas self-paced online course. Learn new Canvas functions, earn badges, and discuss with your fellow faculty.

Explore Canvas Commons

Visit Commons for templates and resources created and shared across the university by faculty and staff. Check out resources like the UTSA course template and Getting Students Started with Canvas presentation

Book a consultation

Schedule a one-on-one online consultation with an Academic Innovation team member. 

Contact 24/7 support

Use the Help menu in Canvas to access the Live chat or report a problem. You'll also find instructions on how to give us a call or contact accessibility support.


Get in touch with our Canvas+Project Team. 

Limited Blackboard Access

On August 21, 2023, Blackboard access was limited to ten users at one time. Despite its limited users, Blackboard will remain accessible to faculty at all times to retrieve content, access student submissions and gradebook data.  

Deans, department chairs, coordinators, and any stakeholders who need large sums of data can contact the Academic Innovation Service Desk.