CarmenCanvas is Ohio State's online course management system, used by instructors, staff, and TAs to create and share materials. It is named for the song Carmen, Ohio -- Ohio Stateas alma mater.
While Carmen is the overall system, the learning management system at the core is called Canvas. Users can download mobile apps to access Canvas functionality. Functionality that is customized for Ohio State is often delivered via the Carmen landing page.
When you first start using CarmenCanvas, there are several steps to complete before doing anything else.
These steps apply to all users and include reviewing computer system requirements, learning to navigate the dashboard, customizing profile and user settings, updating notification settings and selecting course favorites.
This is a list of basic computer system requirements to use Canvas including supported browsers.
We recommend using the most up-to-date version of your preferred web browser. You might consider having more than one browser installed. If you experience issues using Canvas, try completing the same task in a different browser before seeking additional support.