FAQ

Find answers to common Georgia Tech-specific questions below. More answers on common Canvas-related questions can be found at https://community.canvaslms.com.


Getting Started for Faculty

When can I start using Canvas?

Canvas is available now for all faculty to use.

How long can I continue using T-Square?
T-Square is no longer supported for course sites. Historical course sites will be accessible through 2019. Instructors are strongly encouraged to migrate courses to Canvas as soon as possible.

How do I migrate my courses? 
  You have two options to migrate your courses:   

  1. Self-Service Migration – Visit our migration page to learn how to migrate your course materials from T-Square to Canvas. 
  2. Assisted Migration – Complete this form to request additional assistance with course migration. Someone will contact you shortly to begin the migration process. 

What will happen to my T-Square project sites?
Project sites will continue to be supported in T-Square through December 2019, a year longer than course sites. In the near future, recommendations of appropriate platforms to use for project sites in place of T-Square will be provided.

What Canvas training is available to me?
Please see our Training page.

What do my students need to know?

T-Square is no longer supported for course sites. Historical course sites will be accessible through 2019.

How can I keep up-to-date with the latest news about Canvas? 
You have two options to stay up-to-date with the latest news about Canvas. 

  1. Join our e-mail list to receive monthly updates about new features, training opportunities, and other announcements.

Student Help 

Is my course in Canvas or T-Square? 
As of January 2019, all new courses will be in Canvas. 

Can I access Canvas on my phone? 
Yes, you can do so by downloading the “Canvas” app in Google Play or the iOS App Store. 

How do I download my old course materials from T-Square?

Be sure to log in to T-Square before December 2019 to download any assignments, resources, and other materials from previous courses that you’d like to save. 

Submit a ticket if you need help.