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Learn more about the move from Blackboard to Canvas!

‌Canvas has been chosen to replace Blackboard as the university's main Learning Management System.
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Saving Your Blackboard Content

Blackboard has been retired as of June 1, 2018. Instructors can still import Blackboard courses using the Canvas Wizard.

Moving Blackboard Course Content to Canvas

If you decide to move your content from Blackboard to Canvas, you can either use the automatic Canvas Wizard tool to import your content or start a new Canvas course from scratch.

Moving course content includes the following Blackboard items: items, files, discussion board prompts, grade column headers, assignments, quizzes, and announcements. This does not include any user accounts, submissions, or grade data. 

 When do I use this?LimitationsNext Steps
Automatic Import If you didn't create a manual export of your Blackboard course prior to June 2018. Requires a second step in order to use imported content in a current Canvas course. Does not include student data. Learn more about the automatic import tool with our tutorial guide and video.
Start from Scratch If you had a very complex file structure in Blackboard, want to start in Canvas with a clean slate, or never used Blackboard.  Requires you to have materials ready to add to Canvas already saved on your computer.  Once you have your materials, learn more about getting started with building in Canvas.