Canvas for Students

Rider University’s new Learning Management System, Canvas, is here! Canvas officially replaced Blackboard as the University’s learning management system on May 18, 2013. Please visit LMS Evaluation Report page for the evaluation process and background

Blackboard Accessibility Timeline
If you need to access an older Blackboard course between October 28, 2013 and May 31, 2014, please contact your teacher and ask them to retrieve the material for you. Blackboard will no longer accessible after May 31, 2014.

Canvas Notes – January 2014
New Canvas updates for Conferences and New Conversations, please visit Canvas Notes Learning with Canvas.

Canvas is accessible via:

Canvas Mobile Apps: iOS | Android

Please download Canvas Mobile for 2.0 in iTunes or the Google Play store. Please note that the iOS app is only supported for iPhones using iOS 6 or higher.

Note: When you open the app, you MUST use the following URL for Rider: