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Supported Technology

A wide array of technology tools are supported by the CVPA technology staff. Below are the most common support documents requested by our faculty and staff in the CVPA. More will be added as needed.

For a complete list of available software at UNCG, view the ITS Available Software page. Please note that not all applications listed on the ITS Available Software page are supported in the CVPA.


Canvas GuidesCVPA Canvas Quick Guide
Instructure’s Canvas is the learning management system (LMS) UNCG faculty use for deploying online course resources and instruction. The following materials are intended for use by faculty in the College of Visual and Performing Arts when creating, managing, and implementing Canvas into their online learning and teaching solutions.

Canvas Support Documents

The following is a curated list of support documents. For a complete list of Canvas support documents please visit

Getting Started

Adding and Managing Course Content





Links & Additional Tools

Student Canvas Guides

These guides are a great place to start if you have questions about navigating Canvas as a student for the first time or you wish to brush up your knowledge as a student user. Technical issues for students may be reported to 6-TECH by calling (336) 256-TECH (8324), or emailing [email protected].

Getting Started

Customize Canvas


Quick Reference Videos

Microsoft 365 Transition

Information about the upcoming transition to Microsoft 365 can be found at and contains an FAQ page as well as a way to submit questions about the transition. As CVPA staff, faculty, and admin have questions about these new initiatives, I would encourage you to visit often for updates and submit your questions using the tool on that site.

Faculty and staff training will become available as the transition begins during the Spring 2023 semester. The following resources may be helpful as we begin the transition and while UNCG-specific documentation is still being developed:

Cross-listing Your Courses In Canvas

What is Cross-listing in Canvas? Cross-listing allows you to move section enrollments from individual courses and combine them into one course. This feature is helpful ...

Importing Course Content in Canvas

Course content can be imported/copied from an existing course to a new (empty) course shell in Canvas. This content may include assignments, modules, pages, and ...

Technology Services in CVPA

A reminder that the below services are available to all CVPA faculty and staff. CVPA Academic Technology Support – Contact: [email protected]

Microsoft Teams in Canvas

Microsoft Teams in Canvas In a continuing effort to transition to teaching with Teams in Canvas, please utilize the services available for training and questions ...