Canvas Student FAQs
Canvas Access: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The rosters in Canvas are updated regularly with the Student Information System (SIS). However,
there is a delay for new enrollments to appear from the SIS. If you have registered for your course today or yesterday, please wait up to 48 hours for your account to be updated.
If you still don’t see your course, it might be that the course is not available at this time.
hours after paying your bill. If after that time you still don’t have access to your courses, contact the
ITS Helpdesk at 573-681-5888.
that not all professors have their Canvas sites built or visible, and NO assignments, quizzes or grade-earning activity is to happen during this time. We do this so you have access to your syllabus before
the start of classes.
there is any work you wish to keep for portfolio reasons, please download them before the course
to students. If these links are not available to you, a link to the appropriate assignment will be
found in the modules.
something before the assignment or quiz is available to you. Canvas will tell you what to complete
before the assignment becomes available. LU Online advises you to NOT skip around. Do the work
in the order it is intended.
path to another learning system. There is nothing LU Online can do to help you with this situation.
Please check all directions carefully and then contact your professor for assistance.
Assignments, Quizzes and Discussions: FAQs
plagiarism detection tool. If your professor is using it, your work must be submitted to TurnItIn.
with other student work, scholarly journal articles, web pages and now AI trends. If you write a
paper using ChatGPT, TurnItIn may flag it as AI-created.
who needs more time.
Canvas. Since Lincoln is a Microsoft 365 school, our Canvas will not necessarily accept a link to a
Google Doc. Use your Office 365 instead.
discussion, the option to see the rubric is in the three-dot menu on the top right of the computer
automatically submit the exam/quiz and kick you out. There is nothing you can do to get back into
the exam/quiz. Discuss the situation with your professor.