Canvas Implementation


UNM has selected Canvas by Instructure as our next LMS. Please keep an eye on this site for more information and updates as the transition planning and implementation work progresses.  

Implementation Timeline: Spring 2021 — Fall 2022 

  • Spring 2021 — Summer 2021: Vendor engagement, campus communication, system configuration, implementation planning and projects - SIS (Banner) Integration, 3rd party tool/vendor integrations, assessment of course content migration options, custom development, process redevelopment, student and faculty support planning and implementation (documentation, training, support). 
  • Fall 2021: Initial faculty course content migration and development, preparation for Spring 2022 activities. 
  • Spring 2022: If possible (dependent on prior implementation tasks), faculty opt-in for Spring 2022 courses. Migration of Summer and Fall 2022 course content. 
  • Summer 2022: All Summer 2022 courses in new LMS. Final course migration in preparation for Fall 2022. 
  • Fall 2022: All courses in new LMS. 

For up-to-date information on access, training, course migration, etc., please see the Canvas implementation FAQ page.