Frequently Asked Questions
Canvas for Faculty
Please contact the administrator at email@example.com. Please include the student’s name, Banner ID# and the course CRN# in your correspondence.
Yes, please contact the administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your CRN#s of your previous course and your new course in your correspondence.
To add students manually, please contact the administrator at email@example.com. Please include the student’s name, Banner ID# and the course CRN# in your correspondence.
New Mexico Tech uses the learning management system Canvas at https://learn.nmt.edu.
No, once the semester has ended your Canvas course will be active for an additional 11 days to allow completion of course grades and material. After your course has expired you will not be able to access your course data to protect staff and student.
No, it is not possible to change your profile picture in your Canvas account. For security purposes, New Mexico Tech requires your ID photo be used as your avatar. If you would like to change your photo you should contact the Registrar’s Office.
Once you have completed creating your Canvas course you will need to publish your course to allow your students to view the content.
Make sure your email address in Canvas is your NMT email.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are having difficulty accessing a recorded lecture or if you are prompted for login credentials
Live lectures delivered via Adobe Connect may only be accessed by students who have paid a Distance Education fee. You should have received login credentials via email at the beginning of the semester. If you are a DE student and have not received your credentials, please email email@example.com.
Your instructor may not have published the content. Please talk to your instructor.
The instructor may choose not to use the Canvas course shell and/or it isn’t published. Please ask your instructor if your course has a Canvas component.
Please contact the ACT at 575-835-6700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, please be sure and check under the “Courses” link and then click “All Courses”. You can “light” the star next to a course to force the class to appear on your Canvas dashboard.
The Canvas Community is the best source for Canvas information (https://community.canvaslms.com/) and the Canvas Guides are the definitive resource (https://community.canvaslms.com/community/answers/guides).
Click the Canvas support icon to chat (or email after hours) or submit a help request ticket at https://act.nmt.edu/help.
A form for requesting Canvas shells can be found under the “Faculty” drop-down link at https://act.nmt.edu.
Yes. Click your “Account” link, choose “Settings”, then “Edit Settings”, then check the “Change Password” box and enter your old password and new password (twice) and click “Update Settings”.
Your username is your 900# (eg. 900123456) and default password is your DOB in YYYYMMDD format (eg. 20160101).
To schedule web casting and lecture capture of a class, seminar or meeting that is scheduled in Cramer 123, 124, 127 or 129, please contact Rob Hepler at email@example.com. If you need to reserve one of these rooms, please email Louise Anaya at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To schedule web casting and lecture capture of a class, seminar or meeting that is scheduled in all other Smart Classrooms on campus please contact Rachel Montoya at email@example.com. If you need to reserve one of these rooms, please email the Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In your email to Rachel or Rob, please include the building and room number of the Smart Classroom, the name, date, and time of the session. Remember to include your phone number in your email in case it is necessary to contact you.