Canvas Concierge

Canvas is UCR’s new learning management system (LMS). Some of the tools and features of Canvas include: a gradebook, discussion forums, quizzing, announcements, messaging, speedgrader, syllabus, calendar, and more.

XCITE is here to help you with all of your Canvas needs as a faculty member.  We encourage you to use our Canvas Concierge service.

Canvas Concierge Hours can provide support for:
  • Course Design
  • Use of Discussion boards
  • Curation of exams 
  • Assistance with other Academic Technology tools
Schedule Fall Quarter 2023 Winter Quarter 2024
  September 25- 29, 2023  January 8-12, 2024
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Zoom Link

Canvas Support

Canvas Support Resources
For (UCR) Canvas Campus support -- ITS/Bearhelp (M-F 8am- 5pm)
For support directly from Canvas, you may take advantage of the following resources  24/7 365 Days
Canvas Faculty Ambassadors Program

Canvas Faculty Ambassadors are UCR faculty who have been early adopters of Canvas They focus on the successful adoption of the Canvas platform by collaborating with faculty who are new to Canvas.

Canvas Faculty Ambassadors meet monthly with faculty to answer questions, share resources, and brainstorm ideas for support. If you would like to become a Canvas Faculty Ambassador, please complete this form. The frequency of participation is voluntary and contingent upon participant’s availability.

If you would like assistance from a Canvas Faculty Ambassador, email one of the current ambassadors listed in the table below.

Canvas Faculty Ambassadors Objectives
new ambassador

Please complete this form to express your interest in joining this group.

Spring 2023 Canvas Faculty Ambassadors

Current List of Canvas Faculty Ambassadors

Ambassador Department College Email
Elizabeth Davis Psychology CHASS
Joab Corey Economics CHASS
Katie Burnett EEOB CNAS
Annie Ditta Psychology CHASS
Morris Maduro Molecular Cell & Systems Biology CNAS
Juliette Levy History CHASS
Covadonga Lamar-Prieto Hispanic Studies CHASS
Annika Speer Theatre, Film, & Digital Production CHASS
Sara Lapan Mathematics CNAS
Elaine Wong School of Business School of Business
James Flegal Statistics CNAS
Stephanie Dingwall Biochemistry CNAS
Linda Lemus Hispanic Studies CHASS
Analisa Flores Statistics CNAS
Jennifer Simmers Sociology CHASS jennifer.simmers@ucr,edu
Jeremy Busaca Political Science CHASS