Canvas supports the following browsers and Flash versions:

  • Internet Explorer 11 and Edge
  • Chrome 56 and 57
  • Safari 9 and 10 (Macintosh only)
  • Firefox 51 and 52 (Extended Releases are not supported)
  • Flash 23 and 24(if you want to use the audio/video recording or viewing feature or upload files)
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser (supporting the latest system requirements)


How to change your password.

When will my course be available? 

You typically will not have access to your course in Canvas until the first day of class. You do not need to request access as you are automatically enrolled after registration in your academic course(s).


Help Desk
(361) 698-2330


  • Monday-Thursday
    7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Only by phone or email after 5 p.m.
  • Friday
    7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Only by phone or email after 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday

Page last updated March 10, 2018.