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Spring 2024 Semester Begins 2/1

The Spring 2024 Semester is right around the corner! Classes begin Thursday, February 1 and run until Friday, May 10. Log in to view your classes now. Some important dates include:

  • Last day to add/drop - Undergraduate and non-degree students - Wednesday, February 7

  • Last day to add/drop - Matriculated graduate students - Wednesday, February 14




Support Options and Resources for Canvas


24/7 Support Chat and Phone line

Support chat through Canvas is always available to answer your questions.

IT Service Desk

For technical issues, the IT Service Desk is always available to answer your questions, including chat, phone support, and the new mobile check-in to save your spot in line ahead of time!

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Additional Support Options for Instructors

Instructors looking for additional support options can reach out to the UMass IDEAS Team:

Student Resources

Whether you are new to UMass, Canvas, or just looking for additional information on Canvas, these resources are designed to help you succeed.

Instructor Resources

For all instructors teaching at UMass, these resources will allow you to stay up to date on the latest in Canvas, learn more about the new LMS, and provide new possibilities for your courses.

Migration Resources

Articles, support options, and more to aid a smooth transition to a singular LMS.