COVID-19 Information

See the latest updates and information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, including a list of University contact information at

How to access Canvas

Go to the Canvas Portal to access your Canvas dashboard.

Enroll in the Student Demo Course by clicking Note: Only students who are currently enrolled in a Canvas course can access the Student Demo Course at this time.

Students will also be able to access Canvas in the following ways:

  • Through the student portal
  • By getting automatically redirected from Moodle while trying to access the Canvas pilot course

Video Guides



If you need support with any aspect of your experience with Canvas, from logging in to using the site, the IT Help Desk is there to support you. They can be reached by phone at (573) 651-4357, by email at, or in person at Memorial Hall 107.

You may also find further assistance at Additionally, information is available within canvas by clicking Help at the bottom of the global navigation menu.


IT Help Desk

(573) 651-4357
Memorial Hall 107

IT Office

(573) 651-2217
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701