Canvas is a Learning Management Platform used to host course content for traditional, online, and hybrid courses.


Login to Canvas

Mercer User Login

Faculty, students, and staff should log in using your MUID and MyMercer password.

Non-Mercer User Login

Non-Mercer users should log in using your email address and the password established with your account. Non-Mercer users can only access designated programs.

Canvas Assistance

These training courses and guides are open to those with a Canvas account. For help, contact the IT Help Desk.

Canvas Instructor Course

This course is a self-paced course for Mercer professors to learn to use Canvas. This 5-module course allows self-enrollment and does not require a login.

Canvas Student Course with Video Tour

This course is a self-paced course for Mercer students to learn to use Canvas. This short course allows self-enrollment and can be completed in any order. To begin the course, select the link, login using your Mercer credentials, select “Enroll in Course”, and then “Go to the Course”.

Getting Started with Canvas

This guide is a checklist for Mercer instructors.

Canvas Help Video Guides

This collection is a complete list of all Canvas video guides.

Canvas Instructor Guide

This index is a searchable list of quick guides to Canvas tasks for instructors.

Canvas Student Guide

This resource is a searchable list of quick guides to Canvas tasks for students.

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Status of Canvas

View the current status of Canvas and its components.

Uptime History

Examine the history of Canvas's availability.

For Technical Support

For assistance using Canvas, contact Canvas by using the contact methods in Canvas Help or contact the Mercer University IT Help Desk: by email, or call 478-301-7000.

University Services

For information on university services, student support programs (including disability support), student policies, and academic and non-academic grievance procedures, please access the Mercer University Student Handbook. For a print version of this document or to request this information in an alternative format, please contact the Provost’s Office at (478) 301-2110.

Grievance Procedure for Distance Learning Students

Distance learning students should be aware that there is a separate grievance procedure available to out-of-state distance learning students. Please visit the Complaint Process page of the Distance Learning website.