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This information is intended for instructors and students. If you are an organization leader, see our Organizations page.

Instructor Checklist

  1. Save a copy of your Blackboard grade book(s).
  2. Complete the Canvas Instructor Training Course that our ODL Instructional Developers have created to help you get familiar with Canvas!
  3. Review your long list of training opportunities on our Training page.
  4. Download and organize your Blackboard course files.
  5. Migrate course materials to Canvas:
  6. Transfer tests from Blackboard to Canvas (see FAQs page).
  7. Save a copy of your Blackboard grade book(s).
  8. Enjoy your new Canvas home!

Student Checklist

  1. Download all course syllabi, submitted work, etc., out of Blackboard - make sure that you save to your computer anything that you think you might need in the future.
  2. Check out our Getting Started: Student Edition guide.
  3. Complete the Canvas Student Training Course that our ODL Instructional Developers have created to help you get familiar with Canvas!
  4. Enjoy your new Canvas home!

Office of Distance Learning
296 Champions Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306
850-644-4635

ODL Technical Support (Blackboard/Canvas)
850-644-8004
Assessment & Testing
850-644-3017