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. 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?
For project sites, please refer to our Canvas Alternatives.

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.

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.

How do I use Dropbox in my course?

To find more information about using Dropbox in your course, you can visit the Dropbox service page.


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? T-square is now  limited to Georgia Tech campus networks and VPN (virtual private network). Web Applications Through VPN

Submit a ticket if you need help.